Fixed income

We seek to deliver outcomes aligned with our investment philosophy and our clients’ needs

Clear philosophy

A clear and consistent investment philosophy based on capital preservation, liquidity and fundamental research


$A197.7 billion of assets under management for 147 clients in 16 countries*

Experienced team

Over 115 dedicated investment professionals across three global hubs – Sydney, London and Philadelphia*


Australian cash

We have been one of Australia’s largest money managers since 1980.

With a focus on maintaining liquidity and preserving capital, we offer true to label cash investment solutions.

Australian fixed interest

We offer a range of Australian fixed interest strategies including:

  • true index, which provides investors pre-tax index returns with no fund management fees
  • enhanced, which seeks to marginally outperform the index through low-risk strategies applied to an indexed core
  • active, which seeks to provide strong and consistent performance over a full market cycle.
Australian diversified income

As one of Australia’s largest credit managers, we seek to improve traditional cash returns with a diversified range of non-government securities.

We focus on high quality credit assets which, in a low yield environment, provide an Australian fixed income alternative with no duration risk.

Global income opportunities

This flexible, absolute return, multi-sector income strategy provides potential for an attractive solution in the current low-yield bond market environment.

  • combines the benefits of capital preservation with the ability to participate in the upside
  • time tested fixed income strategy with a track record spanning over 10 years
  • flexible and opportunistic approach: covers a wide, global universe investing only when value is present.
Global multi-sector

This strategy is a core fixed income investment solution investing in global sovereign bonds and credit markets.

Offering a flexible approach and covering a wide universe, we invest only where we see value.

Returns are driven by a combination of sector rotation, duration, country and security selection.

Global sovereign

The strategy provides investors with exposure to developed market government and quasi government bonds.

It adopts a low-risk approach that includes diverse sources of alpha strategies.

Absolute return mortgage backed securities

Macquarie Absolute Return Mortgage-Backed Securities strategy has a conservative, high quality and time-tested approach to absolute return fixed income investing. The strategy’s benefits include:

  • an absolute return outcome with a fixed income risk profile across the market cycle
  • an investment universe comprised of high quality and liquid securities
  • consistent, strong returns with relatively low volatility.
Private placements

Private Placements offer diversification with structural protections and enhanced yield. Macquarie Private Placements:

  • one of the largest independent private placement investors
  • a manager with scale and strong agent relationships which are critical for strong deal flow access
  • a team with experienced, sector focused analysts.
Taxable municipal bonds

Taxable Municipal Bonds offer high quality diversification with duration and commensurate yield. Macquarie’s Taxable Municipal Bonds capabilities offer:

  • an income-driven, risk-controlled approach
  • a disciplined, bottom-up research driven process
  • an experienced managed team, dedicated solely to municipal bond investing.
Currency hedging

Passive currency hedge management based on our currency philosophy (best execution, risk management, and effective processes) in addition to hedge tilts (scalable to client preference) based on our medium term view of currency direction.


Insights are provided by our global team of investment specialists.

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Fixed Income

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