• STRATEGIC CORE STRATEGY OVERVIEW

The Ramirez Strategic Core Strategy generates “plus-like” alpha, without the use of derivatives or emerging market debt, through dynamic, concentrated sector allocation and rotation within the investment grade universe; RAM also allows a greater relative duration bandwidth (+/- 10%) versus the benchmark. Our objective is to maximize total rate of return and achieve better risk adjusted results than the benchmark over a complete market cycle.

Benchmark

Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index

Investible Universe

U.S. Treasuries, U.S. Agencies, Asset Backed Securities (ABS), Agency Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS), Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS), Corporates, Municipal Bonds, U.S. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS).

Portfolio Constraints:

Duration: +/- 10% relative to benchmark

Average Quality:

A1

eVestment Rankings:

eVestment is one of the premier databases ranking investment management performance. Rankings are as of 9/30/2018,

eVestment Percentile Rankings 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
US Core Fixed Income Universe 3 3 2
US Core Plus Fixed Income Universe 6 23 8

Disclosure: Ramirez Asset Management, Inc. is an independent registered investment adviser that offers investment management services to institutional clients. Ramirez Asset Management, Inc. ("RAM") claims compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®). RAM has been independently verified for the periods September 1, 2008 through June 30, 2018. The verification report(s) is/are available upon request.

You may obtain a compliant presentation and firm's list of composite descriptions by submitting a request here.

FAST FACTS
as of 9/30/2018
INCEPTION April 1, 2012
STRATEGY ASSETS $ 340.1 million
FACT SHEET
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PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT TEAM

Samuel A. Ramirez, Jr.
Louis Sarno
Helen Yee

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