Talking point - How to gain excess returns in a tight market


Philip Milburn,
Portfolio manager Aegon Asset Management

Under current credit market conditions, with volatility and absolute spread levels both low, aggressive performance targets will indeed be stretched for many credit managers. Our approach to managing credit targets six sources of alpha. Adding value from stock selection is still essential, but on its own will not generate enough alpha to keep customers happy. The spread between credit ratings and different economic sectors has

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