Polen ESG Upper Tier U.S. High Yield

Our Polen ESG Upper Tier U.S. High Yield strategy seeks to generate high current income and capital appreciation within the higher rated segment of the U.S. high yield universe through security selection with a focus on integrated sustainability analysis.

Number of Issuers: 80-110
Style: High Yield
Benchmark: ICE BofA BB-B U.S. High Yield Ex Utility & Energy Index

  • Access to a high conviction, concentrated yet liquid portfolio focused on the higher rated segment of the U.S. high yield universe.
  • Seeks to generate alpha through bottom-up security selection, not top-down macro calls. 
  • Transparent and focused sustainability approach is integrated within the investment process.
  • The strategy seeks to maintain an estimated carbon intensity below that of the relevant (ex- Utility & Energy) benchmark.

We strive to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns by employing a disciplined, bottom-up, fundamentally-oriented investment process with a strict adherence to downside protection. Through rigorous due diligence with a strong emphasis on margin of safety, we believe that we can construct concentrated portfolios that can outperform broad high yield indices over a full credit cycle.

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ICE BofA BB-B U.S. High Yield Ex Utility & Energy Index: The benchmark comprises the BB1 through B3 rated securities of the ICE BofA U.S. High Yield Index and excludes Utility and Energy sectors as defined by the ICE BofA Level 3 classification scheme. 

ICE BofA U.S. High Yield Index: The ICE BofA U.S. High Yield Index tracks the performance of U.S. dollar denominated below investment grade corporate debt publicly issued in the U.S. domestic market. 

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