Akiva Dickstein has worked at BlackRock since 2009 where he manages mortgage bond funds with a fundamental and value investment style. Prior to joining BlackRock he worked for Merrill Lynch for eight years, after spending another eight years at Lehman Brothers. Akiva holds a BA in Economics and an MA in Physics from Yale and Princeton Universities respectively. In his spare time he enjoys hiking and reading.
Bob Miller, managing director, is head multi-sector and rates within BlackRock's Americas Fixed Income Alpha Strategies and a member of the Americas Fixed Income Executive Team. He is a portfolio manager of BlackRock's Core Bond, Total Return, and Strategic Income Opportunities funds. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Bob was a co-founder and partner at the Round Table Investment Management Company, a multi-strategy, research-based investment company, where he managed a global macro strategy. Previously, Bob spent 20 years at Bank of America, where he served in a variety of roles, most recently as senior portfolio manager for the bank's proprietary multi-asset class investment portfolio. Bob managed global equity and credit, global interest rate derivative, and sovereign debt portfolios during his tenure at Bank of America. He is a Trustee of Davidson College, a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Investment Committee. He is also actively involved with the Davidson July Experience program. Bob is a former Trustee and past Chairman of the Board at Trinity Episcopal School, and remains a member of the Friends of Trinity Board. He earned a BA in Economics from Davidson College.
Rick Rieder is a managing director and BlackRock's chief investment officer of fundamental fixed income, co-head of Americas fixed income and a member of the executive committee of the firm-wide alpha strategy business. He is also a member of BlackRock's firm-wide Operating, Leadership, and Philanthropy Committees. Before joining BlackRock in 2009, Rieder was president and CEO of R3 Capital Partners. He served as vice chairman and member of the Borrowing Committee for the U.S. Treasury. Rieder is currently a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, and was recently elected as the 2013 inductee into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Fixed Income Hall of Fame. From 1987 to 2008, Rieder was with Lehman Brothers, most recently as head of the firm's Global Principal Strategies team. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Rieder was a credit analyst at SunTrust Banks in Atlanta.
The Fund seeks to maximize total return, consistent with income generation and prudent investment management. The Fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in bonds and maintains an average portfolio duration that is within 20% of the duration of the benchmark, the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index.
Rank 171/241 Total Return
Rank 109/241 Standard Deviation
Rank 125/241 Max Drawdown
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Month by Month Performance
Returns Vs Risk
- United States
- Launch date09/12/1992
- Share Class size1,743Mn
- Base currencyUSD
- Min. initial investment2Mn
- Min. regular additional investment0
- Annual management0.32%