Product overview

An actively managed Beta strategy in the Emerging Market Debt space

NEW FUND: LYXOR MARATHON EMERGING MARKETS BOND

 

EMERGING MARKET CREDIT IN HARD CURRENCY

The Lyxor / Marathon Emerging Markets Bond Fund (the “Fund”) is a long only Emerging Market Debt (“EM”) strategy focused on Emerging Markets Sovereign & Quasi Sovereign bonds denominated in USD with additional diversification in corporate credit.

EMD may provide a diversified, uncorrelated return to a number of more traditional fixed income investments.
 

ACTIVELY MANAGED BETA INVESTMENT APPROACH

The Fund uses an actively managed approach to portfolio construction which seeks to provide an opportunity to capture the Beta of the asset class (as defined by the JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified index “EMBIGD”)* while generating Alpha through credit selection, sourcing capabilities, technical and relative value analysis.


AN EXPERIENCED GLOBAL TEAM

Marathon currently manages approximately $15.5** billion in AUM with more than 160*** professionals and offices in New York, London, and Singapore, Marathon is a global asset manager.  Marathon’s partners have worked together for ~17 years on average and each partner has on average more than 25 years of industry experience.

The team-based approach leverages Marathon's franchise and core competency of deepdive fundamental credit analysis paired with an extensive understanding of Emerging Markets credit dynamics.

The team members' expertise spans various Emerging Markets cycles, while the firm has been invested in the asset class since its inception in 1998.


 

​*Lyxor / Marathon Emerging Markets Bond Fund is benchmarked against the J.P. Morgan EMBI Global Diversified Index and is used with permission; Copyright 2019, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. All rights reserved

 

**: AUM is as of December 31st, 2018 and includes undrawn commitments netted for investments in affiliated vehicles. Represents total assets managed for the fund including leverage provided by the fund’s financing provider.


*** Personnel figures are as of January 3rd, 2019.

Associated Funds

Name
Lyxor / Marathon Emerging Markets Bond Fund