TCW Total Return Bond Fund - Keywords

 

INVESTMENT FOCUS

  • Government Agency Mortgages
  • Securitized Mortgages
  • Non-agency Mortgage-backed Securities

INVESTMENT PHILOSOPHY

  • Alpha Focused
  • Benchmark Aware
  • Position in Economic Cycle
  • Fundamentals Focused
  • Dollar Cost Averaging Practice

INVESTMENT PROCESS

  • Bottom-Up Selection
  • Fundamental Analysis
  • Team Managed Securities Analysis
  • Team Managed Portfolio Management
  • Identifying Relative Values
  • Understanding Prepayments

RESEARCH PROCESS

  • Mortgage Pool Analysis
  • Loan Characteristics Distribution Analysis
  • Economic Cycle Position Analysis

PORTFOLIO CONSTRUCTION

  • Benchmark Aware
  • Team Based Process
  • Collaborative
  • Diversified
  • Diversified across Sectors
  • Consistent Implementation of Guiding Principles

RISK CONTROL

  • Risk Reward Analysis
  • Position Size
  • Risk|Reward Ratio Focused
  • Low Volatility
  • Significant Event Monitoring
  • Monitor Standard Deviation of Excess Return Over Time