Insight  |  May 30, 2023

Muzinich Weekly Market Comment

Markets continued to trade with a soft tone as we approached month-end.


Snapshot  |  May 11, 2023

Corporate Credit Snapshot

Global credit delivered mostly positive returns. First quarter corporate earnings season started, with most reported earnings beating estimates as of month-end.


Snapshot  |  May 10, 2023

Muzinich Asset Allocation Group Monthly Update - May 2023

Please click to view our latest Asset Allocation Group video update for the month of May 2023.


Viewpoint  |  April 27, 2023

Short Duration Credit – Consensus Should Not Drive Conviction

In times of uncertainty, we believe it makes sense to optimise return potential across a range of possible outcomes, rather than maximise it based on a particular scenario.


Insight  |  April 12, 2023

Fixed Maturity Portfolios – Time to Lock in Income?

How can investors seek to lock in potentially higher yields without taking undue credit risk?


Insight  |  April 12, 2023

A Tale of Two Banks

In the space of a few weeks two iconic symbols of finance self-destructed.


Insight  |  March 31, 2023

Could the Tide be Turning for Asia Credit?

Following a difficult and challenging 2022, will 2023’s Year of the Rabbit characteristics of thoughtfulness and calm be reflected in the performance of Asia credit? Portfolio Manager Mel Siew discusses his outlook.


Insight  |  March 27, 2023

Emerging Market Corporates - Time to Reallocate?

The outlook for emerging markets appears to be improving, buoyed by China’s economic reopening, but it is important to focus on quality given ongoing uncertainties in the market.


Insight  |  February 22, 2023

Top Three Credit Themes for 2023

In what is shaping up to be a very different investment environment to 2022, three key themes are underpinning our multi-asset credit strategies.


Insight  |  January 31, 2023

5 Reasons to Consider Short Duration Credit

The potential for higher yields and protection from volatility make a compelling case for short duration bonds


Viewpoint  |  January 17, 2023

A New Reality

In our somber-minded daily world of earning a living we occasionally wander into a dreamworld of a living earned for us.


Viewpoint  |  January 4, 2023

Muzinich & Co. 2023 Private Debt Outlook – New Landscape, New Opportunities

Despite the changing macroeconomic backdrop we believe new opportunities are emerging for private lenders globally.


Viewpoint  |  January 3, 2023

Muzinich & Co. 2023 Outlook - Income is Back

Given significant moves in 2022, we believe credit markets offer attractive carry, and we expect the excess return outlook to be positive in 2023.


Insight  |  October 12, 2022

Income is Back – Enjoy It

After a significant sell off in credit markets, yields have reached levels that we believe should protect investors from future volatility while providing an attractive income stream.


Insight  |  October 10, 2022

European High Yield – Timing your Entry Point

Despite a weakening macroeconomic backdrop, valuations in European high yield have reached what we believe to be interesting levels. Is now a good time to consider an allocation?


Analysis  |  September 8, 2022

China High Yield – Have We Reached the Bottom?

The China high yield market experienced a rapid recovery in August. What’s changed?


Analysis  |  July 20, 2022

Time to Allocate to Credit?

Following a difficult first half for credit markets, we believe it may be worthwhile adding credit to portfolios, especially US high yield credit.


Analysis  |  July 15, 2022

Asia Credit – A Crisis in Confidence, Not Fundamentals

What is causing the current weakness in the Chinese high yield credit markets?


Analysis  |  June 22, 2022

Keep Calm and Carry On – 10 Reasons to Stay Invested in High Yield

Despite the heavy price action we have witnessed in the high yield market since the start of the year, we believe high yield investors should hold firm and potentially consider adding to their exposure at what we believe could be an attractive entry point into the asset class.


Viewpoint  |  May 13, 2022

Parallel Lending Investment Strategy; A Primer

The growth of non-bank financial intermediation (“NBFI”) is a clear worldwide trend over the last 15 years.


Analysis  |  March 14, 2022

Value In Credit?

With the tragedy unfolding in Ukraine and persistent concerns about inflation, fear has now started to replace greed in markets, which may create interesting opportunities for long term investors.  It is very difficult to time markets, but we believe a focus on fundamentals during periods of volatility helps provide a framework for good decision making. 

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