Structured Product

Description

The strategy investment objective is to maximize total return on a risk adjusted basis. The strategy seeks to deliver attractive income with low correlation and volatility relative to other fixed-income sectors. The team takes an active relative value approach across all sectors of the residential, commercial and consumer markets. The strategy invests significantly in floating rate assets seeking to minimize sensitivity to changes in interest rates. Western Asset deploys multiple diversified strategies that benefit in different environments so no one strategy dominates performance, helping to dampen volatility.

Investment Vehicles

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Commingled Vehicle Available

Performance as of December 31, 2018

Returns for periods greater than one year are annualized. Please see the Performance and Risk Disclosures for more detail.

Portfolio Characteristics as of December 31, 2018

Leverage None
Credit Quality B
Effective Duration 2.60 years
Spread Duration 3.65 years
Yield-to-Worst 3.65%

Snapshot

Strategy AUM: Total Structured Product Assets:
USD2.8 billion (as of December 31, 2018)
Benchmark: There is no benchmark available which appropriately reflects the strategy.
Inception Date: 01 Aug 07

Sector Allocation as of December 31, 2018

Sectors Portfolio (%) Benchmark (%)
Residential Mortgages 64.8 0.0
Legacy Residential Mortgages 38.2 0.0
GSE Risk Transfer 13.6 0.0
New-Issue Non-Agency Residential Mortgages 13.0 0.0
Other Residential Mortgages 0.0 0.0
Commercial Mortgages 25.6 0.0
Large Loan Credit 20.3 0.0
Legacy AJ/AM 2.0 0.0
Small Balance 1.7 0.0
Conduit Credit 1.0 0.0
Agency CMBS 0.5 0.0
Opportunistic ABS 4.7 0.0
Credit Hedge 0.3 0.0
Treasury Derivative 0.0 0.0
Foreign Exchange 0.0 0.0
Cash 4.6 0.0
Note: Sector allocation includes look-through to any underlying commingled vehicles if held. All weightings are a percentage of total market value. A negative cash position may be reported, which is primarily due to the portfolio's unsettled trade activity. Data may not sum to 100% due to rounding.
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