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Fixed income

Delivering income for more than 120 years1

Nuveen strives to address the same challenges and opportunities as the clients we serve. An investment heritage of managing assets designed for income, along with investing alongside our clients, creates a distinctive approach to the search for yield and total return.

Fixed income capabilities

Seeking consistent, incremental returns over market cycles by emphasizing downside risk management and efficiently allocating active risk

  • Corporate
  • Frontier
  • Hard currency
  • Local currency
  • Non-U.S. developed
  • Sovereign 

Embedding responsible investing standards into actively managed fixed income for potential alpha and direct, measurable environmental and social benefits 

Investment grade

Offering a range of customizable capabilities across buy and maintain, liability-driven investing, custom asset-liability management and active total return

  • Corporate
  • Government
  • Inflation protected
  • Liability-driven investing/Asset liability management
  • Preferred and contingent capital securities

Building on a 25+ year history to provide access to an asset class where scale, research depth and active management are critical to producing better results 

  • Collateralized loan obligations
  • Convertibles
  • Flexible credit
  • High yield corporate
  • Long/short
  • Senior loans

Applying our knowledge of liquid, in-benchmark sectors and our expertise analyzing and accessing less efficient, out-of-benchmark sectors to align with clients’ fixed income goals 

  • Core
  • Core plus
  • Index/Quant
  • Money market
  • Multi-sector credit
  • Short duration

Delivering investment leadership through a heritage of municipal bond investing, specialized credit research and capabilities spanning investment grade and high yield

  • ESG
  • Flexible
  • High yield
  • Investment grade
  • Investment grade/High yield
  • Taxable municipal
Private credit

Offering a strategic advantage through established relationships that provide early knowledge for investment opportunities and draw from our proprietary sourcing capabilities

  • Mezzanine loans
  • Middle market loans
  • Private placements

Specializing in both index-eligible and esoteric securitizations across a wide range of credit structures and collateral types suited to client-specific risk and return targets 

  • Broad securitized credit
  • Asset-backed securities
  • Commercial mortgage-backed securities
  • Mortgage-backed securities

Seeking to provide diversified sources of stable and consistent income


One of the largest fixed income asset managers,2 supported by specialized teams, sophisticated technology and integrated risk management


Deep asset class and sector expertise across fixed income markets, providing the foundation for idea generation and portfolio construction


A heritage of managing portfolios designed to meet clients’ needs for enhanced income, total return, liability hedging and customized strategies

Why Nuveen for income?

years managing assets designed for yield1
Top 5
manager of U.S. institutional tax-exempt assets2
of the largest fixed income research teams
Fixed income leadership
Anders Persson
Anders S. Persson, CFA
Chief Investment Officer, Head of Nuveen Global Fixed Income
Close, Daniel
Daniel J. Close, CFA
Head of Municipals
Tony Rodriguez
Tony Rodriguez
Head of Fixed Income Strategy, Nuveen
Jon Stevens
Jon Stevens
Head of Business and Investment Operations
Featured insights
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Nuveen brand
120+ years of unparalleled market insight — and counting.
Contact us
Our offices
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201 Bishopsgate, London, United Kingdom
All investments carry a certain degree of risk, including the loss of principal. Investment objectives may not be met.

1 Nuveen traces its history back to 1898 and TIAA was founded in 1918.
2 Pensions & Investments, 06 Jun 2022. Rankings based on institutional tax-exempt assets under management as of 31 Dec 2021 reported by each responding asset manager.
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