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American Beacon Garcia Hamilton Quality Bond Fund

Portfolio information as of June 30, 2020
  • Summary
  • Performance
  • Overview

Investment Objective

The Fund’s investment objective is to provide income, quality and liquidity consistent with the preservation of capital.

an anchor for asset allocation

Garcia Hamilton & Associates, LP, based in Houston, Texas, is an investment management company that offers high-quality, fixed-income strategies for institutional investors. Founded in 1988, the firm’s diversified client base includes public funds, jointly trusteed plans, endowments and corporations.

Firm inception: 1988

Portfolio Managers:

  • Gilbert Andrew Garcia, CFA, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager; industry since 1985
  • Nancy Rodriguez, Portfolio Manager;
    industry since 1987

top-down, active
portfolio management

The Fund is actively managed against the Bloomberg Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Index and it generally maintains a duration range of +/- 10% of that benchmark’s duration. However, the Fund has the flexibility to reduce duration for defensive purposes during extreme rising interest-rate environments. With a maximum duration of seven years, the Fund’s goal is to outperform the benchmark, net of fees, over a full market cycle using a high-quality strategy with less risk, lower volatility and low turnover.

Total Fund Assets

$373.4 Million  

Sub-Advisor (%)

Garcia Hamilton & Associates, LP 100.0

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Effective February 28, 2020, the Institutional Class for all funds has been renamed R5 Class, and all references to Institutional Class have been deleted and replaced with R5 Class.

The use of fixed-income securities entails interest rate and credit risks. Credit risk is the risk that the issuer of a bond will fail to make timely payment of interest or principal; and the decline in an issuer’s credit rating can cause the price of its bonds to go down. Please see the prospectus for a complete discussion of the Fund’s risks. There can be no assurances that the investment objectives of this Fund will be met.

For a prospectus containing more information, including expenses, click here. Read it carefully before you invest or send money. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

American Beacon is a registered service mark of American Beacon Advisors, Inc. American Beacon Funds and American Beacon Garcia Hamilton Quality Bond Fund are service marks of American Beacon Advisors, Inc.