BNP Paribas AM Emerging Markets Total Return Fixed Income Fund

The BNP Paribas AM Emerging Markets Total Return Fixed Income fund seeks to provide strong risk-adjusted returns by investing in a diversified set of fixed income instruments issued by emerging entities, sovereign and non-sovereign, denominated in local and hard currencies. Active allocation and risk management of alpha sources provide overall added value.

Competitive strengths

  • Full spectrum emerging markets fixed income: we analyze the entire EM bond investment universe
  • Concentrated, diverse alpha sources: employ active management and diversification in high conviction positions
  • Contrarian approach: implement out-of-favor trades when valuations are evident and seek to harvest gains
  • Exchange with our local offices: share and utilize insights with investment teams in 13 emerging markets countries
  • Integration of ESG factors: seek to generate sustainable returns and mitigate investment risk


This fund is subadvised by BNP Paribas Asset Management UK Limited’s Emerging Market Debt team.

  •  Fund manager: L. Bryan Carter, who has 15 years of experience.
  • 11 portfolio managers (including four dedicated alpha source specialists) plus a risk management team.



Alpha represents return generated above the benchmark used for each strategy. Beta – a measure of relative volatility.

Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss.

The BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) Funds are distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co. (SIDCO). The Funds are managed by BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT USA, Inc. (BNPP AM), an investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and a subsidiary of the BNP Paribas group. BNPP AM is the global brand name of the BNP Paribas group’s asset management services. SIDCO is not affiliated with BNPP AM.

Investing involves risk, including potential loss of principal. Bonds and bond funds are subject to interest rate risk and will decline in value as interest rates rise. High yield bonds involve greater risks of default or downgrade and are more volatile than investment grade securities, due to the speculative nature of their investments. In addition to the normal risks associated with investing, international investments may involve risk of capital loss from unfavorable fluctuation in currency values, from differences in generally accepted accounting principles or from social, economic or political instability in other nations. Emerging markets involve heightened risks related to the same factors as well as increased volatility and lower trading volume. The Fund may invest in derivatives, which are often more volatile than other investments and may magnify the Fund’s gains or losses. There is no guarantee the fund will achieve its stated objective.

To determine if the Fund is an appropriate investment for you, carefully consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risk, and charges and expenses. This and other information can be found in the Fund’s prospectus. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

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