PM Perspectives: Investment Grade Credit

In our second edition of PM Perspectives, Scott Smith, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager, and Co-Head of the Investment-Grade Credit team shares his take on the state of credit markets and the opportunity looking into 2023.

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10 min read


Fixed Income

Key takeaways

  • In this PM Perspectives, we interview Scott Smith, CFA, senior portfolio manager and head of the Investment Grade Credit team.
  • Security selection is the primary means the Investment Grade Credit team uses to pursue alpha, backed by the coverage of Allspring’s global credit research platform.
  • The team builds focused portfolios from its best ideas, which it believes allows it to get the highest impact from high-conviction insights.