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KLS Fixed Income UCITS Fund
A highly diversified and historically low volatility exposure to fixed income
The Merrill Lynch Investment Solutions – KLS Fixed Income UCITS Fund employs a fixed income strategy that actively allocates between relative value rates, corporate credit long-short, and agency mortgage-backed securities, to deliver a highly diversified and historically low-volatility exposure to the Fixed Income theme.
The Fund seeks to deliver:
- Preservation of capital while delivering high risk-adjusted absolute returns, with low volatility and low correlation to equity and bond markets.
- Enhanced returns in liquid rates, credit and structured products1 markets through a diversified, global portfolio of fundamental, macro and idiosyncratic investments uncorrelated to both traditional beta and alpha sources.
- Dynamic allocation and re-allocation of risk capital among and across the three sub investment-strategies.
Enhancement to client portfolios by providing:
- Diversification away from equity-heavy portfolios
- Low correlation to broader financial markets
- Yield in a low to negative interest rate environment
- Potential downside protection during equity down markets.
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