Comatose: Maximizing Fixed Income Opportunities in Decoupled Markets
As heroes on the healthcare frontlines tirelessly work to save lives, policymakers are working to save livelihoods. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to inflict trauma throughout the world, yet financial markets are decoupling and becoming non-responsive to this risk. At times, inducing comas can aid the recovery of trauma…
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Top down analysis
Macro-economic indicators, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, industry outlook
Qualitative: Industry position, management, historical & projected earnings;
Quantitative: Liquidity, accounting ratios, and practices, technical
Valuation, technical upside/downside assesment
Key Investment Themes
Economic, Secular, Political, Market
Identify secular trends that could impact securities and overall portfolio
The firm was founded in 2001. In the early years, Marret focused exclusively on high yield mandates for private investors and institutions. The high yield mandates’ returns approached equity-like levels, while providing the benefit of lower volatility.
A risk management focus helped Marret avoid the severe losses experienced by markets in the financial crisis of 2008-09.
In 2009, Marret added investment grade credit capability. Marret now offers a full spectrum of corporate credit investing strategies covering investment grade, high yield, short term cash alternatives, and opportunistic fixed income strategies for both core and alternative allocations.
Became a 65% owned subsidiary of CI Financial Corporation.
At January 2020, AUM totaled ~$4 Billion across all strategies.