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High-Yield Bonds

The CIFC High-Yield Strategy is actively managed by our dedicated high-yield team. The portfolio manager has 20+ years of experience in the U.S. high-yield market.

Expertise in identifying credit and thematic dislocations and opportunities.

Using a combination of fundamental and technical views, the CIFC team invests in high-yield bonds via two sub-strategies.

  • Fundamental Credit

    Investments in idiosyncratic opportunities based on bottom-up fundamental credit analysis

  • Technical Credit

    Investments in segments of the market based on macro and thematic views

Dynamic proprietary allocation system partnering with a deep and experienced research team.

At CIFC, we pride ourselves on bringing equity-caliber work and an equity mindset to our credit analysis.

30 research analysts covering ~35 credits each is the right balance.
  • Modeling and earnings analysis on a timely basis
  • On top of management teams and thought leaders in the sector
  • Expert networks
We take an equity mindset to credit.
  • Focus on free cash flows and enterprise value
  • Run discounted cash flow, comparable, and sum of the parts analyses
It’s idiosyncratic.
  • CIFC’s corporate credit investment philosophy through the cycle is to look beyond sector to find companies you may like even in overlooked industries

We believe that successful credit management is a labor-intensive effort requiring an active collaboration between skilled portfolio management and research professionals.

Active traders constantly assessing the technicals of the U.S. high-yield market

Access to a broad network through decades of experience and relationships

Proprietary approach to investment and portfolio monitoring

We have decades of experience in the high-yield bond market and can offer perspective across the credit spectrum.

Our Full Team
An expert perspective on the credit markets.

The credit markets are diverse and complex. Work with a partner who has managed through the cycles and is poised for the future.

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