Fixed income

Our commitment to best-in-class research lays the foundation to our approach, aimed at adding value through alpha diversity.

Our Fixed Income Team consists of over 20 investment professionals with unique market knowledge and extensive experience in both passive and active fixed income management. The team works collaboratively to build custom fixed income solutions that address our clients’ asset-liability matching needs, performance objectives and risk constraints.

Our investment process

At the core of our investment process is our dedication to market research. The team employs both top-down and bottom-up approaches, using a combination of fundamental factors and technical analysis. Dedicated credit analysis and specialist teams also conduct rigorous proprietary research. 

Our research expertise

Team members focus on their respective areas of research expertise, using proprietary tools that are continually enhanced and improved.

Areas of focus:

  • Duration
  • Sector allocation
  • Real return bonds
  • Foreign bonds
  • Term structure
  • Credit
  • High yield bonds
  • Private debt

Our fixed income capabilities

Our strategies encompass domestic and global exposures and include active multi-alpha, corporate credit strategies, passive and enhanced passive, as well as liability-driven investment strategies.

Active solutions

Bonds

  • Core Plus (Universe, Long)
  • Core Plus Enhanced Alpha
  • Core (Short, Universe, Long)
  • Corporate investment grade
  • High yield
  • Inflation linked
  • Canadian and U.S. money market

Specialty

  • Core Plus (Universe, Long)
  • Core Plus Enhanced Alpha
  • Core (Short, Universe, Long)
  • Corporate investment grade
  • High yield
  • Inflation linked
  • Canadian and U.S. money market

Passive and enhanced passive solutions

Bonds

  • Universe
  • Universe Plus
  • Long term
  • Short term
  • All government
  • Inflation linked

Specialty

  • Global government bonds

To learn more about our fixed income solutions, contact us at institutional@cibc.comOpens your email app..