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Press Release: Bentham Funds celebrate 15 & 20yr anniversaries

Bentham Asset Management is celebrating the 15 and 20-year anniversaries of the Bentham Global Income Fund and Bentham High Yield Fund, with the firm saying their long-term performance demonstrates how global credit strategies can perform consistently and through cycles.

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Celebrating 20 years of high yield

Over the long term, High Yield Bonds have proven to be a very useful ‘intermediate risk’ asset class that can add income, yield and diversity to a balanced investment portfolio.

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Celebrating 15 years of global income

Since its inception on 16 September 2003, the Bentham Global Income Fund has shown that active management in global fixed interest and credit markets can achieve consistent returns above the benchmark, while generating a stable investment income.

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A 5-point fixed income portfolio checklist

The defensiveness of traditional fixed income may have waned, but floating-rate global credit can strengthen a portfolio by adding income, protection from rising rates, diversification and resilience, writes Managing Director of Bentham Asset Management, Richard Quin.

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Richard Quin plays credit moneyball

In his 20 years managing fixed income and credit funds Richard Quin has had to navigate his fair share of financial crises, including ones triggered by complex credit products.

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The five charts the experts are watching right now

Bond markets recently slapped equity investors in the face with a quick 50-basis point reminder of who is really in charge. James Carville famously said: “I used to think that if there was reincarnation, I wanted to come back as the president or the pope or as a .400 baseball hitter. But now I would like to come back as the bond market… You can intimidate everybody.” And as they say: you wouldn’t ask a plumber to do your wiring, so Livewire reached out to 5 rates market experts for their view. They asked them which chart they are following most and what it is telling them. Read on for exclusive expert insights, including those of Bentham's Richard Quin.

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Australia is overdue a recession

Richard Quin, Lead Portfolio manager of Bentham Asset Management, is one of Australia’s most seasoned and successful credit investors. While the asset class remains overlooked and underrepresented in many Australian portfolios, there are two bets he’s making right now that should grab your attention.

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CLOs: The Big Long

A recent article by the author of “Fiasco: Blood in the Water on Wall Street” argued that CLOs are the new CDOs. To put it mildly, this is not accurate. Below, The Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) respond to a number of statements in the article.

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Further scare ahead for fixed-income investors

Interest rate risk is ratcheting up, with a high likelihood of international bond returns slipping into negative year-on-year figures by June 2017, says the head of credit specialist Bentham Asset Management.

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Australians love to hate bonds but should they?

Australians have the lowest rate of bond ownership in the world, according to global advisory group, Willis Towers Watson. But, some experts say they are very attractive long-term investments that mitigate risk in a portfolio.

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Bentham expands investment team - Financial Standard

Bentham has appointed Daniel Saldanha as senior credit analyst and associate director, and Calvin Niu as portfolio analyst and associate. Prior to joining Bentham, Saldanha spent six years in London, where he held the role as an investment analyst with Marathon Asset Management LP.

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Bentham pushes credit investment - Insurance News

AS THE super, and insurance, industries are looking around for the most effective way to manage their funds – as required by regulators, shareholders, employees and insureds, global fund manager Bentham Asset Management talks of “barbelling”.

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Investors ignoring credit - Financial Standard

Retail investors are ignoring the middle ground between equity and fixed interest, "bar-belling" portfolio asset allocation between the two extremes, according to a paper released by boutique global credit manager, Bentham Asset Management.

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Bentham wins $350 million mandate - Financial Standard

The segregated global loan mandate, issued in the March quarter, will increase Bentham's funds under management to $2 billion. Richard Quin, managing director of Bentham, said investors were looking for income strategies to withstand inflation.

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Zenith recommends new Challenger boutique

Zenith Investment Partners has provided the Bentham Global Income Fund with a recommended rating, after meetings with the fund's portfolio managers. Bentham Asset Management is a new boutique firm backed by financial services giant Challenger Financial Services Group.

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New managers join van Eyk Blueprint - IFA

Van Eyk has made a number of changes to its Blueprint Diversified Income Fund. Research house van Eyk's multi-manager Blueprint Diversified Income Fund (BDIF) has awarded a mandate to new Challenger Financial Services boutique Bentham Asset Management.

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