Invest for Efficient Income

A Diversified Approach to Generate Income


Rethinking Fixed Income to Combat Uncertainty

In today’s quickly changing environment, finding income-generating investments that mitigate risk is a challenge for investors. The solution? Taking an actively managed, diversified approach. At AB, we pursue a better risk/reward balance with our Efficient Income platform.


Building Blocks for Efficient Income


An efficient income portfolio minimizes the level of drawdown risk for every level of income.

  1. Embrace risk to generate income with global, multisector credit

    Add global high yield, emerging-market debt and securitized credit in a diversified portfolio to generate excess income.

  2. Choose high quality for downside mitigation

    Embrace high-quality core bonds to counterbalance risk assets.

  3. Balance rates and diversified credit in a barbell structure

    This efficient structure generates the most income for every unit of risk.  

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Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Fund/Portfolio carefully before investing. For copies of our prospectus or summary prospectus, which contain this and other information, contact your financial representative. Please read the prospectus and/or summary prospectus carefully before investing. 

There is no assurance that a separately managed account will achieve its investment objective. Separately managed accounts are subject to market risk, the market values of securities owned will fluctuate so that your investment, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than its original cost.