A new fixed income hedge fund brought into play by Julius Baer

Julius Baer has launched a fixed income hedge fund that will invest in a diversified portfolio of fixed income securities, currencies and derivatives.

The Julius Baer Diversified Fixed Income Hedge Fund aims for an absolute return of Libor + 9% (net) with low correlation to equity and bond indices, by creating a portfolio of predominantly fixed-income relative value shares.

The investment strategy focuses on three sectors and seven strategies. The sectors are G13, credit and emerging markets. The