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Short Duration

The Nuveen Asset Management Short Duration Multi-Sector 1-3 Year Fixed Income Strategy provides an actively managed, diversified portfolio of higher quality, short-term fixed income securities

Portfolio At-a-Glance

Benchmark Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Year Government/Credit Index
Portfolio Composition Combines securities from many fixed income sectors, including:
  • Investment-grade and high-yield corporates
  • Asset-backed securities
  • Residential mortgage-backed securities
  • Commercial mortgage-backed securities
  • U.S. Treasuries and agencies
  • Commercial mortgage-backed securities
  • Municipal bonds
Key Limits Generally, up to 20% below investment grade debt
Generally, may be customized to meet client guidelines or account sizes
Duration Short term
Duration range of approximately 1-3 years
Return Target 75-100 bps excess return over full market cycle
Investment Vehicles
  • Institutional Separate Account
  • Mutual Fund
Related Links
  • Institutional Information
  • Mutual Fund Information

Investment Process

Collaborative Investment Process Combines Specialization with Accountability

Our integrated team structure combines the insights of the Fixed Income Strategy Committee, Sector Teams & Research and the Lead Portfolio Manager in the decision-making process. This collaborative investment process combines specialization with accountability.

This process does not guarantee that the strategy will achieve its objective.

Certain strategies may be available through other investment vehicles not listed above. Vehicles and their respective platforms shown may not be available in certain jurisdictions; investors should be aware of applicable legal requirements. This information should not be considered a solicitation or an offer by Nuveen Asset Management or Nuveen to provide any services in any jurisdiction. For more information on collective investment trusts, please contact us. If you are a non-U.S. investor and would like more information on UCITS Funds, please visit

This material is not intended to be a recommendation or investment advice, does not constitute a solicitation to buy or sell securities. The information does not take into account the specific objectives or circumstances of any investor, or suggest any specific course of action. Investment decisions should be made based on an investor's objectives and circumstances and in consultation with his or her advisors.

All investments involve risk and there is no assurance that an investment will provide positive performance over any period of time. Past performance does not guarantee future results.


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  • Financial Advisors 800.752.8700
  • Mutual Fund Investors 800.257.8787