Long and Short, Diversified Internationally
MainStay International Opportunities Fund
Jun 11, 2014
MainStay International Opportunities Fund is a diversified international fund that seeks total return. The team takes a multi-dimensional approach, using proprietary quantitative techniques to account for stocks with distinct characteristics, such as market capitalization, industry and region. The fund is one of a handful of international funds that utilizes short selling.
Floating Loans for Floating Rates
MainStay Floating Rate Fund
US> Large-Cap > Growth
Nov 18, 2013
Companies issuing high yield bonds are also among the largest issuers of floating rate loans. Loans are customarily secured whereas high yield bonds are not. In addition, loans are tied to a base rate with short term duration, so when rates begin to rise from the current historic lows, rates on loans will also adjust to higher rates, an attractive feature for many investors.
Epoch International Small Cap Fund
Mar 20, 2007
Small-cap investing requires a hands on approach and to do this internationally demands an investment process that is scalable. Epoch International Small Cap Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing at least 80% of its assets in small-cap companies outside of the U.S. Incorporating a top-down thematic approach with fundamental bottom-up stock analysis, Daniel Geber, portfolio manager, aims to offer a differentiated investment process in small-cap investing.
Focus on Fundamentals
MainStay Mid Cap Growth Fund
US> Multi-Cap > Core
Sep 13, 2005
In the growth space, making the right long-term bets is only attainable through the support of systematic research. Rudolph Carryl, the portfolio manager of the MainStay Mid Cap Growth Fund has utilized fundamental analysis to deliver above-average returns at relatively low risk levels.
Disciplined in Global Selection
MainStay Epoch Global Choice Fund
US> Multi-Cap > Value
Oct 09, 2017
Finding investable companies is hard enough in any one region of the world, and doing it around the globe calls for a rigorous process and strict discipline. William J Booth, portfolio manager of the MainStay Epoch Global Choice Fund, and his team of analysts look for companies with operations generating free cash flow, management with capital allocation discipline, and attractive valuation.
High Yield with a Margin of Safety
MainStay High Yield Corporate Bond Fund
GL> Science/Technology >
Apr 27, 2015
The $1.6 trillion US high-yield bond market has matured in recent years as the quality of new issuance has steadily improved. Andrew Susser and his team of seasoned credit experts at the MainStay High Yield Corporate Bond Fund rely on deep fundamental research and a time-tested investment process to select bonds that offer superior risk-adjusted value.