Types of investment

Fixed Income

Having the right partner to help you meet your fixed income goals is essential. Whether you’re seeking income, total return or capital preservation, we have the resources and expertise to help you meet these objectives and add value to your portfolios.

  • A global fixed income manager with a strong credit heritage
  • Assets under management of $208bn/€191bn/£168bn*
  • 191 investment professionals with 20 years’ average experience*

Why choose Columbia Threadneedle for fixed income?

Fuelled by research – an intense and independent approach gives us deep knowledge of issuer and industry dynamics with the aim of driving strong, sustainable returns.

Our size is to your advantage – we have the global presence and scale to access markets and forensically assess issuers yet are nimble enough to extract value from security selection.

Built on a powerful line-up – we offer a wide choice of strategies from traditional government and corporate bonds to specialized areas including emerging markets and liability-driven solutions.

Established in impact investing – our social bond funds were the first of their kind and we remain a leading advocate in the development of the fast-moving green and social bond markets.**

* Source: Columbia Threadneedle Investments, data as at 31 March 2023.

** UK Social Bond strategy was launched in December 2013 and the European Social Bond strategy was launched in May 2017.

23 November 2023

Gene Tannuzzo

Global Head of Fixed Income

The peak in rate hikes is an inflection point for bonds

You don’t have to be bearish on the economy to be optimistic on the bond market. Here’s why.
Read time - 4 min
21 November 2023

Fixed Income Desk

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

In Credit Weekly Snapshot – November 2023

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
Read time - 5 min
15 November 2023

William Davies

Global Chief Investment Officer

Balancing uncertainty and optimism

The slowdown we are all expecting keeps being put off, but how severe will it be when it eventually shows up?
Read time - 4 min
25 October 2023

Tom Southon

Senior Analyst, High Yield

Euro high yield default outlook: benign but bifurcated

Higher-rated issuers have been able to term-out maturities and maintain healthy liquidity levels.
Read time - 4 min
18 October 2023

Justin Ong

Senior Research Analyst, Asian Corporate Debt

Huawei-SMIC in the limelight, but more friction ahead

Despite restrictions around access to advanced technology, Huawei’s new smartphone – powered by SMIC chips – sees it back at the fore of 5G enabled devices.
Read time - 5 min
17 October 2023

Michael Laskin

Senior Analyst, Fixed Income

James Hodge

Data Scientist

Are we on the brink of a stressed consumer?

For all the talk of a ‘soft landing’ or how buoyant and well-positioned the consumer is, we believe the recipe is there for a rapid broad deceleration of consumer spending.
Read time - 5 min

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