Explore our U.S. Mutual Funds
Our mutual fund capabilities can meet the needs of a variety of U.S. investors while helping to grow and diversify portfolios.
BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT USA, Inc. currently offers U.S. investors mutual funds across a range of asset classes, including: Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS), Global Inflation-Linked Bonds, Absolute Return Fixed Income, Emerging Markets Equity, U.S. Small Cap Equity, Emerging Markets Total Return Fixed Income and U.S. Inflation-Linked Bonds.
Mortgage-Backed Security Fund
The Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS) Fund seeks to achieve positive total return in diverse market environments over time. This Fund benefits from a very experienced and stable management team, including a lead portfolio manager who has been managing MBS at the firm since 1998.
Security selection is the main focus of the MBS process, and the investment team spends a majority of their time looking for bonds with attractive characteristics that could produce a high risk-adjusted return.
Global Inflation Linked Bond Fund
The Global Inflation Linked Bond (GILB) Fund seeks to outperform its benchmark over time. The Fund primarily invests in nominal and inflation-linked sovereign securities.
The experienced team consists of seasoned investment professionals, who specialize in inflation-linked markets and who focus on a “pure play” approach which seeks to generate alpha through identifying inefficiencies in the GILB marketplace. The portfolio managers are responsible for strategy development, investment research and portfolio execution.
Absolute Return Fixed Income Fund
The Absolute Return Fixed Income Fund seeks absolute return (i.e. positive total return in diverse market environments over time).
The Fund offers diversified exposure to fixed income sectors – no one theme, or alpha team, dominates over time. The Absolute Return Fixed Income strategy aims to deliver consistent, risk-adjusted returns, independent from directions moves in interest rates.
The team averages 22 years investment experience.
Emerging Markets Equity Fund
The Emerging Markets Equity Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation.
The Fund benefits from BNP Paribas Asset Management’s local presence in various emerging markets, and also features an experienced portfolio manager with over 17 years of investment management experience. The team’s investment approach is consistent across three distinct categories resulting in a diversified performance profile.
The Fund emphasizes quality, market differentiation and sustainable financial productivity.
U.S. Small Cap Equity Fund
The U.S. Small Cap Equity Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation.
The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of well-managed and quality companies with sustainable growth potential, which have the potential to produce long-term risk adjusted returns. Market inefficiencies enable the team to exploit opportunities by developing differentiated views based on independent, fundamental, and in-depth research.
The U.S. Small Cap Equity portfolio managers are a seasoned team with an average of 15 years of experience investing through market cycles. They offer a collaborative approach, with broad perspectives that lead to better decision making.
Emerging Markets Total Return Fixed Income Fund
The Emerging Markets Total Return Fixed Income Fund aims to achieve total return, consisting of current income and long-term capital appreciation.
The Fund seeks to provide investors with risk-adjusted returns and enhanced diversification opportunities by investing in fixed income instruments issued by emerging entities, both sovereign and non-sovereign, denominated in local and hard currencies. The Fund combines the team’s two main strategies, Emerging Markets Fixed Income (EMFI) hard currency and EMFI local currency with dynamic and active allocation and a flexible risk budget between the two, dependent on prevailing market conditions.
The investment team averages 14 years of experience.
U.S. Inflation-Linked Bond Fund
The U.S. Inflation-Linked Bond (ILB) Fund seeks to outperform its benchmark index over time.
The team, who analyzes the U.S. Inflation-Linked Bond marketplace across various segments, consists of seasoned investment professionals with an average of 10 years of experience, specializing in inflation-linked markets. The portfolio managers are responsible for strategy development, investment research, and portfolio execution.
The BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) Funds are distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co. (SIDCO). The Funds are managed by BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT USA, Inc. (BNPP AM), an investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and a subsidiary of the BNP Paribas group. BNPP AM is the global brand name of the BNP Paribas group’s asset management services. SIDCO is not affiliated with BNPP AM. Check the background of SIDCO on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.