Ikram's team extends horizons as Aviva expands fixed-income base

Thu Jan 21, 2010

Process and discipline are the hallmarks of the long-running Aviva Investors fixed-income strategy, which has delivered extraordinary consistency of returns and low-vol performance

In the wake of the Bernie Madoff scandal, super-consistency of investment performance has come under the spotlight and some investors are perhaps a little more sceptical about high Sharpe ratio/low volatility funds than they used to be.

Shahid Ikram

But, for the majority of investors that still put a high value on seeing steady risk-adjusted returns from their hedge fund managers, the track record of Shahid Ikram's Aviva Investors G7 Fixed Income Fund takes some beating.

Launched almost seven years ago, in February 2003, the fund - formerly known as Morley G7 Fixed Income before the merger of Morley owner Commercial Union with Norwich Union to create the UK insurance and investment giant Aviva - has chalked up a profile of extraordinarily consistent returns.

Since inception, the fund's...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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