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Nick Hayes

Nick Hayes

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About Nick Hayes

Nick Hayes is a fixed income fund manager at AXA Investment Managers based in London having joined the company in June 2010. Prior to joining AXA, Hayes worked at New Star as senior portfolio manager in the New Star Fixed Income team. Hayes graduated from Trinity College, Dublin with a BA Honours degree in French and Spanish. He runs the AXA Sterling Corporate Bond, Sterling Strategic Bond and the AXA WF Global Strategic Bond funds, all with a top down investment style.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • JRated A in Jan 2013
  • FRated A in Feb 2013
  • MRated A in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JRated A in Jul 2013
  • ARated A in Aug 2013
  • SRated AA in Sep 2013
  • ORated A in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013


  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2014
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2014
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2014
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2014


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2015
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2015
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2015
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2015
  • ANot rated in Aug 2015
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2015
  • ONot rated in Oct 2015
  • NNot rated in Nov 2015
  • DNot rated in Dec 2015


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2016
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2016
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2016
  • ORated A in Oct 2016
  • NRated A in Nov 2016
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2016


  • JRated AA in Jan 2017
  • FRated AA in Feb 2017
  • MRated AA in Mar 2017
  • ARated AA in Apr 2017
  • MRated AA in May 2017
  • JRated A in Jun 2017
  • JRated AA in Jul 2017
  • ARated A in Aug 2017
  • SRated A in Sep 2017
  • ORated A in Oct 2017
  • NRated A in Nov 2017
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2017


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2018
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2018
  • MNot rated in Mar 2018
  • ANot rated in Apr 2018
  • MNot rated in May 2018
  • JNot rated in Jun 2018


Bonds - Global Flexible
over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018
Manager Return
30 Scott Weiner 0.4%
30 Donald Morgan III 0.4%
32 Nick Hayes 0.1%
33 Ryan Myerberg 0.1%
33 Chris Diaz 0.1%
33 Jon Jonsson 0.1%
33 Andy Johnson 0.1%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.5%
2017 2.8% 1.2% 0.7% 0.5% 0.4%
2016 7.4% 1.5% 2.8% 2.7% 0.3%
2015 -1.4% 1.9% -1.1% -2.2% 0.0%
2014 2.8% 1.6% 2.2% -0.6% -0.3%
2013 1.7% 1.9%

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AAA-rated Bowie: corporate bonds could fall up to 40%

Chris Bowie, head of credit at Ignis Asset Management, believes corporate bonds have limited upside and could see a capital loss of up to 40% if real gilt yields adjust.

Paul Read: why bonds are in a ‘Sputnik’ moment

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AXA IM's Hayes: gilts are not an 'outright' sell

Although there is no fundamental value in gilts, they are not clear sells as risks surrounding the future of Europe lurk, says AXA Investment Management's Nick Hayes.

Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.