David Hoffman started his career in 1979 at INA Capital Management. He then spent time working at Columbus Circle Investors and Hoffman Capital between 1983 and 1995 before joining Legg Mason in 1995. He is currently a managing director and lead portfolio manager on the Legg Mason Brandywine Global Fixed Income Fund. David is a CFA Charterholder.
Originally from Jeffersonville, Indiana, Jack McIntyre graduated from the University of Massachusetts, the New York University and Stern Graduate Business School and holds an MBA in Finance and International Business. Also a CFA Charterholder, he currently manages global long-only and absolute return bond funds at Legg Mason. Based in Philadelphia, outside of work Jack enjoys golf and shooting.
Stephen Smith is an economics and business graduate of Xavier University in the US city of Cincinnati. He began his career at First Pennsylvania Bank, where he was vice president and fixed income portfolio manager. Prior to joining Provident Capital Management in 1984, Stephen founded Munsch and Smith Management. At Provident, he served as senior vice president overseeing taxable fixed income, similar to a role he subsequently held at Mitchell Hutchins. In 1991, Stephen joined Brandywine as managing director and portfolio manager. Here, he adopts an active, top-down, value investment style over his range of global bond funds. Stephen uses real yield and currencies as the firm’s primary measures of value. Other factors he takes into account include macroeconomic trends and political risks, and both cash and derivatives are used for efficient portfolio management.
The Fund seeks to maximise total return through capital appreciation and income by investing at least two-thirds of its Net Asset Value in investment grade debt securities denominated in the currencies of, or issuers located primarily in, developed countries around the world. The Sub Investment Manager will concentrate investments in undervalued markets that provide the best opportunity for declining interest rates and a return to lower real rates over time.
Rank 471/1171 Total Return
Rank 953/1171 Standard Deviation
Rank 632/1171 Max Drawdown
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|473||JPMorgan SmartAllocation Income Fund;A||USD||
|473||First Investors International Opptys Bond;A||USD||
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Month by Month Performance
Returns Vs Risk
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom
- Launch date30/09/2003
- Share Class size88Mn
- Base currencyUSD
- Min. initial investment1,000
- Min. regular additional investment0