Benefits for investors

Actively managed investment grade and below investment grade public fixed income strategies can provide investors with a host of benefits to strengthen their portfolios, including:

 

  • Consistent income
  • Liquidity
  • Opportunity for liability matching
  • Potential for higher yields while preserving capital

 

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18 years

Average industry experience of investment team members

$125 Billion

Public Fixed Income assets

$335 Billion

Total firm assets under  management

150+

Years managing assets

As of June 30, 2022

Key differentiators

Expertise across the credit spectrum

Our teams specialize in managing investment grade and below investment grade strategies, providing clients access to insights across the full credit opportunity set.

In-depth macro and fundamental research

Our process includes top-down views assessing credit cycle risks and economic factors, along with deep bottom-up research of individual issuers and sectors.

Nimble and effective execution

Our integrated team-based approach to research, portfolio management and trading leads to more efficient decision-making.

Ability to leverage global insights

Our credit teams are organized by global credit sectors, with more than 200 investment professionals* covering markets across regions.

Strong portfolio performance

Our strategies have generated alpha across a variety of market cycles and have the potential to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns for our clients.

We offer public fixed income strategies across the credit spectrum. Our rigorous investment process aims to generate outperformance over time while helping our institutional clients achieve their long-term objectives.

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SLC Management's investment grade strategies combine top-down and bottom-up research to identify relative value opportunities. Throughout the investment process, we take a neutral stance on interest rates and aim to add value primarily through security selection and portfolio construction.


SLC Management’s strategies:

SLC Management Corporate Bond Strategy

SLC Management Core Fixed Income Plus Strategy

SLC Management Long Term Core Fixed Income Plus Strategy

SLC Management Canadian Long Duration Overlay Strategy

Custom solutions for insurance companies

Custom solutions for retirement plans

 

Meet the public fixed income investment team

 

Doug Gardiner, BSc, CFA

Portfolio Manager and
Head of Public Fixed Income,
SLC Management

Randall Malcolm, MSc, CFA

Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Canadian Public Fixed Income, SLC Management

Steve Morris, CFA

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Public Fixed Income

Brian Linde
Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Insurance Asset Management

Brett Pacific, CFA

Senior Managing Director, Head of Derivatives and Quantitative Strategies

Our below investment grade strategies (also known as capital markets) are managed by Crescent Capital Group, a global alternative fixed income manager. The investment process focuses on identifying attractively priced debt securities at all levels of a company’s capital structure with the aim of generating income while preserving capital for our clients.

Learn more about the specialty managers powering our global investment platform


Crescent Capital Group strategies
 

CCG – Bank Loans

CCG – High Income

CCG – High Yield

CCG – Structured Products

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The assets under management (AUM) represent the combined AUM of Sun Life Capital Management (Canada) Inc., Sun Life Capital Management (U.S) LLC, Crescent Capital Group, BentallGreenOak and InfraRed Capital Partners.