Strategies & Capabilities

Emerging Market Debt

Emerging market debt (EMD) is a rapidly evolving asset class that can offer fixed income investors diversification benefits and enhanced yield and return potential.

To meet the variety of risk/return profiles, the EMD universe offers investors a broad spectrum of opportunities from local to hard currency debt, from investment grade to high yield, and from sovereign to corporate debt.

Our Expertise

  • State Street Global Advisors is leader in EMD investing and a pioneer in indexed EMD. (we launched our first indexed strategy in 2005)
  • Today we manage over $24 billion in dedicated EMD portfolios and are among the largest EMD investors in the world.
  • We have a solutions-oriented approach and work in partnership with institutional investors to meet their investment objectives.

Our Capabilities

State Street’s EMD strategies seeks to deliver the performance of the major EMD benchmark indices through the use of sophisticated investment techniques.

With a longstanding track record across the EMD spectrum, we have accumulated deep market insights and expertise into how these markets operate and perform.

We manage a variety of funds and ETFs as well as separately managed accounts that track the performance of the established institutional EMD benchmarks. We have considerable experience partnering with our clients to design custom EMD exposures and strategies that are consistent with their investment objectives and beliefs.