本基金的投資目標是透過當前收入及資本增值之組合取得收益，同時透過投資而保護用以投資之資本， 如下所述。 本基金之參考指標為 Bloomberg Barclays U.S. High-Yield - 1% Issuer Cap Index(下稱「參考指標」)。該參 考指標為 Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate High-Yield Index 之發行人規範版本，涵蓋非投資級別、固定 利率、應稅公司債市場。其限制發行人曝險最高為 1%並按比例重新分配指數範圍內超額市場價值。
Brian Lalli is a Principal and portfolio manager for PGIM Fixed Income's U.S. High Yield Bond Team. Previously, Mr. Lalli was a credit analyst for PGIM Fixed Income's U.S. Leveraged Finance Credit Research team. Prior to joining the Firm in 2020, Mr. Lalli was a Director at Barclays, covering several high-yield and investment grades sectors as a senior credit analyst since 2010. Mr. Lalli received a BS in Business and Technology and a minor in Economics from the Stevens Institute of Technology.
Michael Gormally is a Vice President, and portfolio manager and trader for PGIM Fixed Income’s U.S. High Yield Bond Team. Previously, he was an Analyst in the Portfolio Analysis Group, where he managed a team of portfolio analysts dedicated to High Yield. He was responsible for the monitoring of daily risk and positioning, along with the implementation of portfolio management trading tools and performance attribution models. Before joining the Firm in 2014, Mr. Gormally was a credit analyst at BNY Mellon. Mr. Gormally received a BA in Economics from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
Robert Spano, CFA, CPA, is a Principal and a high yield portfolio manager for PGIM Fixed Income's High Yield Bond Team. Prior to assuming his current position in 2007, Mr. Spano was a high yield credit analyst for 10 years in PGIM Fixed Income's Credit Research Group, covering the health, lodging, consumer, gaming, restaurants, and chemical industries. Earlier, he worked as an investment analyst in the Project Finance Unit of the firms private placement group. Mr. Spano also held positions in the internal audit and risk management units of Prudential Securities. He received a BS in Accounting from the University of Delaware and an MBA from New York University. Mr. Spano holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designations.