主要投資於全球投資等級債權證券，並於適當時使用衍生性金融工具，以期取得超過全球債券市場的收益。 子基金之資產 ( 不包括現金及與約當現金 ) 至少 67% 將直接或透過使用衍生性金融工具投資於全球投資等級債權證券。該等債權證券之發行人可能位於任何國家，包含新興市場。子基金得投資其大部分之資產於機構房貸抵押證券、資產抵押證券及擔保債券，少部分於其他結構型商品。子基金可在一定之限額下投資未達投資等級及未經評等之債權證券。為達到子基金投資目標，子基金可投資於衍生性金融工具。此衍生性工具亦可用於避險之目的。子基金最高得投資其資產之 5% 於或有可轉換證券。
Nicholas joined Merian as a fixed income portfolio manager in July 2016. Prior to joining the business, Nicholas worked as a fund manager in the global macro team at Invesco Asset Management, from 2007. He is a CFA charterholder and has an economics degree from the University of York.
Andreas Michalitsianos, managing director, is a member of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in London, he is a portfolio manager within the Global Investment Grade Corporate Credit Team, focusing on sterling, European and unconstrained bond portfolios. An employee since 2002, Andreas previously worked as a portfolio manager in the Long Duration group in New York where he managed a range of strategies including credit, government and inflation protected bond mandates. Andreas received a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Biochemistry from the University of Warwick in England. He is a CFA charterholder and holds the Investment Management Certificate from the UK Society of Investment Professionals.
Seamus Mac Gorain, Managing Director, is Head of the Global Rates team in the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in London, he is the lead portfolio manager on multi-currency government bond portfolios. Previously, he was a global strategist in JPMorgan Investment Bank, and worked for eight years at the Bank of England, where he managed the UK's foreign currency reserves and produced the MPC's inflation forecasts. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and French and an M.Sc. in economics from University College Dublin and is a CFA charterholder.