Western Asset believes in long-term, fundamental, value-oriented investing. The Firm's objective is to provide fixed-income clients with diversified portfolios that are tightly controlled and managed for the long term. Western believes that significant inefficiencies exist in the fixed-income markets. By combining traditional analysis with innovative technology, Western seeks to add value by exploiting these inefficiencies across eligible sectors.
Western Asset emphasizes the value of active management by utilizing multiple investment strategies, including active sector and issuer selection. The Firm believes these strategies enhance value by limiting the ability of any one strategy's underperformance from significantly impacting returns.