A green bond is one whose proceeds are directed exclusively to financing projects that have a positive environmental impact. However there is still no one widely accepted definition of what constitutes green.
This strategy invests in local currency treasury and government-related emerging market bonds. Portfolios may be opportunistically allocated to emerging market corporate credit and hard currency (USD denominated) issues. The strategy is typically benchmarked to the JPMorgan Global Bond Index – Emerging Markets Global Diversified.
Some of the longest track records in the industry – also, some of the strongest
*Please refer to www.unpri.org for the Principles for Responsible Investments (“PRI”) assessment methodology. Mondrian’s full Assessment Report and Transparency Report may be requested via the PRI Data Portal.
Mondrian Emerging Markets Debt Local Currency Composite (USD)
As of September 30, 2020
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Halfway through 2020, the world remains in the grip of a global pandemic, an economic shock of unprecedented scope and …
Managed appropriately, high quality global developed market fixed income offers investors enhanced yield, downside protection and diversification beyond their home market.
Mondrian’s CEO/Group CIO, Clive Gillmore, was one of three featured presenters on P&I’s Managing Volatility Amid the Coronavirus webinar in early May. The panelists discussed the recent spike in the markets and economic volatility, what investors might expect for the long term and the implications of corporate bailouts for investors.
As featured recently in Fin daily, “Asset Managers Have Clashing Views On Coronavirus Severity: Webinar,” Clive Gillmore, Group CIO and CEO of Mondrian, provided insight and perspective on the international investment landscape and the coronavirus.
The US dollar is extremely overvalued and if history is any guide it is poised for a substantial multi-year fall. According to our Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) valuations, it is now overvalued against every major currency in the world.
Rather than use ESG in isolation as a screening tool, Mondrian believes it is better used as a risk factor which can be priced along with other credit risk factors and demand a higher return on capital to compensate us for additional ESG risk.
As a value manager, Mondrian Investment Partners has always believed in conducting analysis that captures all potential material risks and opportunities; understanding and integrating the impacts of ESG factors has therefore consistently been part of our investment process.
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All information is as of September 30, 2020 unless otherwise noted.
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