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American Beacon Garcia Hamilton Quality Bond Fund

Portfolio information as of March 31, 2022
  • 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 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

$423.5 Million  

Sub-Advisor (%)

Garcia Hamilton & Associates, LP 100.0

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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. The Fund's incorporation of environmental, social and/or governance (ESG) considerations in its investment strategy may cause it to underperform funds that do not incorporate these considerations. 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.