Andrew Jackson is head of trading and portfolio management within the ABS investments team at HSBC and has been working in the industry since 1989. Prior to joining HSBC in 2002, Andrew worked as a portfolio manager at Abbey National Treasury Services, a securitisation originator, advisor and lender at Rothschild and as an auditor and consultant at Arthur Andersen. He holds a BA in Economics from Exeter University and is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
The sub-fund invests for total return primarily in asset backed securities and mortgage backed securities. The fund will mostly hold a mix of lower quality debt, paying a higher income, issued by companies and governments of any country. The fund may use derivatives to manage exposure to these markets, gain exposure to other currencies, improve returns and help meet the funds objective.
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