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Securitized credit


Expertise across a diverse range of securitized sectors, collateral types, and capital structures

The securitized credit market is robust and represents nearly 30% of the U.S. fixed income market. This market is broad and offers exposure across a variety of index-eligible and more complex esoteric collateral types. We believe successfully navigating this market and achieving solid risk-adjusted returns over time requires deep sector expertise, an active approach and risk management.

Securitized credit is a core competency of Nuveen’s global fixed income platform. The firm began investing in in residential mortgage-backed securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and consumer asset-backed securities in the 1980s. In today’s more evolved securitized market, Nuveen’s size as one of the largest fixed income managers and history in the sector helps to provide advantageous information flow and access to exclusive deals. Our deep, integrated research team affords Nuveen’s securitized credit team the ability to intensely evaluate opportunities in securitized credit.

Why Nuveen for securitized credit?

  • Experience-driven approach: 40+ year history of underwriting novel risks and longstanding relationships with market participants drives advantageous information flow and allocations across a variety of index-eligible and esoteric collateral types
  • In-depth credit analysis: Deep fundamental research focused on rigorous credit analysis focused on collateral cash flows, structural elements, and extensive due diligence
  • Exclusive deal access: Longstanding relationships with market participants combined with scale and expertise drives advantageous information flow and allocations

Our credentials in securitized credit

of assets under management3
investment professionals3
years of investing

Our securitized credit capabilities

Broad securitized credit

Diversified portfolio of securitized assets, including asset-backed securities (ABS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and collateralized loan obligations (CLO).

Asset-backed securities (ABS)

ABS opportunities including consumer, commercial, insurance-linked, and esoteric securities.

Mortgage-backed securities (MBS)

MBS opportunities including credit risk transfer, private-label issues, interest only/principal only, collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), and to-be-announced investments (TBAs).

Commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS)

Diversified portfolio of in benchmark and out-of-benchmark CMBS opportunities including conduit pools, eligible borrower, agency and non-agency issues.

Collateralized loan obligations (CLO)

Diversified portfolio that offers core and opportunistic exposure to the full spectrum of CLO debt across primary and secondary markets.

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1 Source: SIMFA as of 31 Dec 2021. Total outstanding and issued securitized credit issues were $15 and $5 trillion, respectively.

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; updated annually.

3 As of 31 Mar 2023

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