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The BondAdviser Corporate Hybrid Handbook 2017 is designed to be a useful reference for ASX-listed corporate hybrid securities and the credit profiles of their underlying issuers. We believe there are a number of attractive investment opportunities across different corporate industries and the recommendation table below reflects our views on these particular securities.
Corporate hybrids are overshadowed in a market dominated by banks and other financial institutions. As a result, many investors fail to reap the diversification benefits that non-financial issuers offer in a balanced portfolio. While bank and other financial hybrids are often driven by macro-economic, regulatory and/or political themes and trends, corporate hybrids warrant a more case-by-case approach which promotes diversification. For this reason, corporate hybrids should not be overlooked.
Given the ‘lower-for-longer’ interest rate environment, the search for yield is becoming an increasingly difficult task. While hybrids continue to be an attractive option to boost income, they are not without inherent risks.
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