Securitized assets: diversifying with an active approach

The securitized market is often overlooked and underrepresented within portfolios, but investors might want to consider this part of the fixed-income market due to its floating-rate and callable characteristics, making securitized assets well suited to navigate current market headwinds. Taking an active approach to mortgage-backed securities could help investors mitigate risk and find relative value in these uncertain times.

Join the experts at John Hancock Investment Management and VettaFi for a webcast covering mortgage-backed securities and where they may fit in a portfolio.

June 22, 2023
11am PT | 2pm ET
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Topics will include:

  • An overview of the securitized market
  • How securitized assets may help portfolios generate returns and manage interest-rate risk
  • How residential housing and commercial real estate are faring in this market environment and where there might be opportunities
  • An overview of an active strategy from an experienced team that has the potential to outperform


David A. Bees, CFA

Portfolio Manager, Securitized Assets
Manulife Investment Management

Lee Giunta, CFA

Director and Client Portfolio Manager
Manulife Investment Management

Todd Rosenbluth

Head of Research

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