AIG Funds(6)

Owning the Best for Less

SunAmerica Focused Small-Cap Value Portfolio

US> Science/Technology >

Apr 18, 2011

Small companies with long-term potential may well remain undiscovered or out of favor due to lack of research both at a company and industry level. Daniel Lew, portfolio manager of the SunAmerica Focused Small-Cap Value Portfolio, explains how the insights of his research team help screen for companies with a contrarian eye toward value of the business franchise and the company’s stock price.

Better Guarantees in Ginnie Mae

SunAmerica GNMA Fund


Feb 12, 2010

As interest rates hover near historic lows, meeting the objective of earning higher returns without compromising the safety of capital has become a daunting challenge. Once investors step outside of the U.S. treasuries there seems to be only one place where they can turn to get extra yield and still retain the guarantee of the U.S. government. Michael Cheah, portfolio manager of the SunAmerica GNMA Fund, explains how Ginnie Mae backed mortgage bonds come into play.

Big Dividends with the Dogs of Dow

SunAmerica Focused Dividend Strategy Portfolio

US> Large-Cap > Growth

Nov 24, 2009

According to The Dogs of the Dow theory, a selection of high-yielding stocks is expected to outperform the broader stock market. Brendan Voege, who runs SunAmerica’s Focused Dividend Strategy Portfolio, has enhanced this strategy to create a 30 stock portfolio designed for capital appreciation with an emphasis on dividend yield.

Growth Potential through Small and Smaller

AIG Small-Cap Fund

US> Multi-Cap > Growth

Apr 21, 2017

Underfollowed and often completely ignored, companies smaller than $500 million in market cap are rarely the subject of interest for research teams. However, investors with patience and the willingness to stomach volatility may identify potential gems that could deliver attractive returns. The AIG Small-Cap Fund blends an index sleeve with an active sleeve to help balance its exposure to the lowest end of the market cap spectrum. 

Total Return, Multi-Sector and Risk Controlled

SunAmerica Strategic Bond Fund

US> Large-Cap > Growth

Nov 29, 2016

Investing in corporate bonds is research intensive, and managing a relatively smaller strategy can effectively work to an asset manager’s advantage. Robert Vanden Assem of PineBridge Investments, portfolio manager of the SunAmerica Strategic Bond Fund, employs a flexible approach that combines macro views with deep credit research and security selection in search of risk-adjusted returns.

Yield, Profitability and Valuation

SunAmerica Focused Dividend Strategy Portfolio

US> Large-Cap > Growth

Jul 10, 2015

The “Dogs of the Dow” is an investment strategy based on a list of companies yielding the most in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Even when the prices of these stocks are down, they stand out as large and well-established companies with a clear dividend strategy. Seeking outperformance over the long term, Tim Pettee and his team, which manages the SunAmerica Focused Dividend Strategy Portfolio, have established a rules-based process in selecting a mix of companies that combine yield, profitability, and valuation among the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Russell 1000 Value Index.