Overview

Historical Returns (%) as of Sep 30, 2021

 

Fund Facts as of Sep 30, 2021

Class I Acc EUR (H) Inception 12/20/2018
Investment Objective Current income and total return
Total Net Assets $19.4M
Minimum Investment

Fund Codes

 

Top 10 Issuers (%)1 as of Aug 31, 2021

Allied Universal LLC 1.49
Kraft Heinz Foods Co. 1.26
Netflix Inc 1.26
Occidental Petroleum Corp 1.25
Victoria PLC 1.24
Centene Corp. 1.21
Charter Communications 1.16
Viking Cruises Ltd. 1.11
Sprint Corp 1.09
Gems Menasa 1.07
Total 12.14
 

About Risk 

An imbalance in supply and demand in the income market may result in valuation uncertainties and greater volatility, less liquidity, widening credit spreads and a lack of price transparency in the market. Investments in income securities may be affected by changes in the creditworthiness of the issuer and are subject to the risk of nonpayment of principal and interest. The value of income securities also may decline because of real or perceived concerns about the issuer's ability to make principal and interest payments. Investments rated below the investment grade (typically referred to as "junk") are generally subject to greater price volatility and illiquidity than higher-rated investments. As interest rates rise, the value of certain income investments is likely to decline. Derivative instruments can be used to take both long and short positions, be highly volatile, result in economic leverage (which can magnify losses) and involve risks in addition to the risks of the underlying instrument on which the derivative is based, such as counterparty, correlation and liquidity risk. If a counterparty is unable to honour its commitments, the value of Fund shares may decline and/or the Fund could experience delays in the return of collateral or other assets held by the counterparty. No fund is a complete investment programme and you may lose money investing in a fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Performance

Historical Returns (%) as of Sep 30, 2021

 

Calendar Year Returns (%)

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Fund at NAV 11.11 2.52
ICE BofAML Developed Markets High Yield Ex-Subordinated Financial Index (EUR) 4.36 15.98 7.31 2.60 -4.06 14.79 5.46 -4.64 10.91 3.80
 

Fund Facts

Class I Acc EUR (H) Inception 12/20/2018
 

NAV History

Date NAV NAV Change
Oct 14, 2021 $11.83 $0.03
Oct 13, 2021 $11.80 $0.00
Oct 12, 2021 $11.80 -$0.02
Oct 11, 2021 $11.82 -$0.01
Oct 08, 2021 $11.83 -$0.01
Oct 07, 2021 $11.84 $0.02
Oct 06, 2021 $11.82 -$0.04
Oct 05, 2021 $11.86 $0.00
Oct 04, 2021 $11.86 -$0.01
Oct 01, 2021 $11.87 $0.00

About Risk 

An imbalance in supply and demand in the income market may result in valuation uncertainties and greater volatility, less liquidity, widening credit spreads and a lack of price transparency in the market. Investments in income securities may be affected by changes in the creditworthiness of the issuer and are subject to the risk of nonpayment of principal and interest. The value of income securities also may decline because of real or perceived concerns about the issuer's ability to make principal and interest payments. Investments rated below the investment grade (typically referred to as "junk") are generally subject to greater price volatility and illiquidity than higher-rated investments. As interest rates rise, the value of certain income investments is likely to decline. Derivative instruments can be used to take both long and short positions, be highly volatile, result in economic leverage (which can magnify losses) and involve risks in addition to the risks of the underlying instrument on which the derivative is based, such as counterparty, correlation and liquidity risk. If a counterparty is unable to honour its commitments, the value of Fund shares may decline and/or the Fund could experience delays in the return of collateral or other assets held by the counterparty. No fund is a complete investment programme and you may lose money investing in a fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Portfolio

Asset Mix (%)1 as of Aug 31, 2021

Corporate Bonds 91.05
Floating Rate Loans 5.20
Other 0.19
Cash 3.56

Portfolio Statistics as of Aug 31, 2021

Number of Issuers 255
Number of Holdings ex cash 431
Average Coupon 5.36%
Average Maturity 6.84 yrs.
Average Effective Maturity 4.22 yrs.
Average Duration 3.22 yrs.
Average Price $104.04
 

Sector Breakdown (%)1 as of Aug 31, 2021

Energy 10.07
Services 7.64
Healthcare 7.24
Homebuilders & Real Estate 5.75
Telecommunications 5.39
Leisure 4.31
Super Retail 3.82
Food, Beverage & Tobacco 3.61
Broadcasting 3.49
Building Materials 3.47
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Credit Quality (%) as of Aug 31, 2021

BBB 0.94
BB 43.16
B 41.23
CCC or Lower 13.58
NR 1.09
Ratings are based on the average of ratings from S&P, Moody’s and Fitch. Ratings, which are subject to change, apply to the creditworthiness of the issuers of the underlying securities and not to the Fund or its shares. Credit ratings measure the quality of a bond based on the issuer's creditworthiness, with ratings ranging from AAA, being the highest, to D, being the lowest based on S&P measures. Ratings of BBB or higher by S&P or Fitch (Baa or higher by Moody's) are considered to be investment-grade quality. Credit ratings are based largely on the ratings agency's analysis at the time of rating. The rating assigned to any particular security is not necessarily a reflection of the issuer's current financial condition and does not necessarily reflect its assessment of the volatility of a security's market value or of the liquidity of an investment in the security. Holdings designated as "Not Rated" are not rated by the national ratings agencies stated above.
 

Maturity Distribution (%)2 as of Aug 31, 2021

Less Than 1 Year 0.00
1 To 3 Years 4.62
3 To 5 Years 31.85
5 To 10 Years 57.05
10 To 20 Years 2.47
20 To 30 Years 1.81
More Than 30 Years 2.21
Total 100.00

Assets by Country (%)1 as of Aug 31, 2021

United States 62.84
Luxembourg 5.58
United Kingdom 5.28
Canada 4.92
Germany 3.47
Italy 3.15
Netherlands 2.67
France 2.52
Bermuda 1.71
Cayman Islands 1.59
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Fund Holdings1,3 as of Aug 31, 2021

Holding Coupon Rate Maturity Date % of Net Assets
United States Dollar 3.47%
Victoria PLC 3.63% 08/26/2026 1.25%
GEMS MENASA CAYMAN LTD / REGS 07/31/2026 1.07%
Allied Universal Holdco LLC/Allied Universal Finance Corp/Atlas Luxco 4 Sarl 4.63% 06/01/2028 1.05%
Infrabuild Australia Pty Ltd 12.00% 10/01/2024 1.04%
PrestigeBidCo GmbH 6.25% 12/15/2023 0.94%
Summer BC Holdco A Sarl 9.25% 10/31/2027 0.92%
Viking Cruises Ltd 5.88% 09/15/2027 0.83%
Vodafone Group PLC 4.88% 10/03/2078 0.80%
Rolls-Royce PLC 5.75% 10/15/2027 0.80%
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About Risk 

An imbalance in supply and demand in the income market may result in valuation uncertainties and greater volatility, less liquidity, widening credit spreads and a lack of price transparency in the market. Investments in income securities may be affected by changes in the creditworthiness of the issuer and are subject to the risk of nonpayment of principal and interest. The value of income securities also may decline because of real or perceived concerns about the issuer's ability to make principal and interest payments. Investments rated below the investment grade (typically referred to as "junk") are generally subject to greater price volatility and illiquidity than higher-rated investments. As interest rates rise, the value of certain income investments is likely to decline. Derivative instruments can be used to take both long and short positions, be highly volatile, result in economic leverage (which can magnify losses) and involve risks in addition to the risks of the underlying instrument on which the derivative is based, such as counterparty, correlation and liquidity risk. If a counterparty is unable to honour its commitments, the value of Fund shares may decline and/or the Fund could experience delays in the return of collateral or other assets held by the counterparty. No fund is a complete investment programme and you may lose money investing in a fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Management

Jeffrey D. Mueller

Jeffrey D. Mueller

Co-Director of High Yield, Portfolio Manager
Joined Eaton Vance in 2015

Biography

Jeffrey Mueller is a vice president of Eaton Vance Advisers International Ltd. co-director of high yield and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s high-yield team. He is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for the firm’s high-yield and multi-asset credit strategies. He is also a member of the firmwide asset allocation committee. He joined Eaton Vance in 2015.

Jeff began his career in the investment management industry in 2004. Before joining Eaton Vance, he was a high-yield portfolio manager with Threadneedle Investments. He was previously affiliated with Centaurus Capital Ltd. and Amaranth Advisors LLC.

Jeff earned a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Education
  • B.B.A. University of Wisconsin at Madison

Experience
  • Managed Fund since inception

 
Stephen C. Concannon, CFA

Stephen C. Concannon, CFA

Co-Director of High Yield, Portfolio Manager
Joined Eaton Vance in 2000

Biography

Stephen Concannon is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management, co-director of high yield and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s high-yield team. He is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for the firm’s high-yield strategies. He joined Eaton Vance in 2000.

Steve began his career in the investment management industry in 1993. Before joining Eaton Vance, he was a research analyst for Wellington Management.

Steve earned a B.A. from Bates College. He is a member of the CFA Society of Boston and is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.A. Bates College

Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2019

 
Kelley Baccei Gerrity

Kelley Baccei Gerrity

Vice President, Portfolio Manager
Joined Eaton Vance in 2005

Biography

Kelley Baccei is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management and a portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s high-yield team. She is responsible for buy and sell decisions and portfolio construction. She joined Eaton Vance in 2005.

Kelley began her career in the investment management industry in 2000. Before joining Eaton Vance, she was the director of high-yield distressed research at Fieldstone Capital Group. Previously, she was associate director of fixed-income research at Scotia Capital Markets, Inc.

Kelley earned a B.A. from Boston College and a certificate in credit analysis from New York University.

Education
  • B.A. Boston College

Experience
  • Managed Fund since inception

 

Literature

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