CT Net Zero Transition Low Duration Credit

A short-dated global credit strategy with a formal commitment to net zero by 2050.

  • The strategy aims to exploit opportunities in investment grade and the highest rated high yield credit securities to deliver an attractive return within a clearly understood range of outcomes and with a disciplined risk framework.
  • The strategy is not benchmark constrained and is managed using a low turnover approach. It offers a diversified global portfolio with currency exposure hedged back to sterling.
  • It implements explicit net zero targets with assets being managed under a Net Zero Framework.

Meet the team

Our highly experienced specialist investment grade (IG) credit team, located globally include 12 IG (investment grade) portfolio managers, 18 IG (investment grade) credit analysts with 19 years’ average experience and are supported by our 45+ strong Responsible Investment team.

Rebecca Seabrook
Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income
Andrew Brown
Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

Full fund details

Visit the fund page for key facts, prices, fund codes, fees and charges, portfolio holdings, monthly commentaries, all the key regulatory documents, plus performance information once available.

Investing for net zero in corporate bonds - Learn how we do it

As investors, we can and should be positioning our portfolios to reflect globally accepted net zero objectives. Not only does this align our stewardship of capital with client beliefs and objectives, it serves to reduce portfolio risk and potentially enhance returns. 

Get in touch

If you'd like to find out more about this fund, contact your local sales representative.


10 April 2024

Roman Gaiser

Head of High Yield, EMEA

High yield bonds: focus on maturity over duration

The CT (Lux) European Short-term High Yield Bond strategy focuses on maturity over duration to manage risk. This means lower interest rate sensitivity and less volatility growth.
Read time - 3 min
9 April 2024

Fixed Income Desk

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

In Credit Weekly Snapshot – April 2024

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
Read time - 5 min
8 April 2024

Arabella Duckworth

Investment Grade Credit Research

Sector spotlight: Dialling up the positivity on telecoms

European telecoms have turned a corner operationally and are in the best financial health for many years, which has led us to upgrade the sector.
Read time - 3 min
28 March 2024

Chris Wagstaff

Head of Pensions and Investment Education

UK pensions news summary Q124

Covering relevant updates on regulation, policy changes, investment strategies and industry trends, this quarterly UK pensions news summary serves as an essential resource for pension professionals seeking to stay informed.
Read time - 10 min
26 March 2024

Fixed Income Desk

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

In Credit Weekly Snapshot – March 2024

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
Read time - 5 min
26 March 2024

Claire Robbs

Investment Grade Credit Research, Fixed Income

Chocks away! Airport passenger numbers – and financial metrics – recover

Increased numbers of fliers and supportive concession frameworks mean the industry retains a strong and steady credit trajectory.
Read time - 3 min
25 March 2024

Tammie Tang

Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

Andrew Brown

Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

Andrew Dewar

Portfolio Manager, Investment Grade Credit

Letty Byatt

Social Impact Analyst

Charlotte Finch

Client Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

Social impact and financial returns: What does it take for investors to have both?

In this Spotlight guide, in partnership with Professional Pensions, we explore the current environment for impact investing, its challenges, and how investors can help address the many social difficulties facing the world today.
Read time - 1 min
15 March 2024

Tammie Tang

Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

Celebrating a decade of social impact bond investments

The CT UK Social Bond Fund has pioneered impact investing for fixed income, through investments that deliver positive social outcomes and a financial return consistent with the risk profile of the broad UK investment grade credit market.
Read time - 5 min
15 March 2024

Fixed Income Desk

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

Social Bond Roundtable

Tammie Tang and Emmanuel Archampong are joined by a number of industry experts as they discuss making an impact in Fixed Income investing.
Read time - 2 min

Get in touch

If you’d like to find out more about this fund:


Call us on 0207 464 5855

Email us on [email protected]

Key risks

The value of investments and any income from them can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the original amount invested.

Past performance should not be seen as an indication of future performance. The performance figures are shown gross of fees. The effect of fees or costs will be to lower the figures shown.

Changes in interest rates can affect the value of fixed interest holdings and may adversely affect the value of your investment.

The income and capital due from bonds is dependent upon the issuing company’s ability to pay and any default will adversely affect the value of your investment.

Important information

For professional investors only

This financial promotion is issued for marketing and information purposes only by Columbia Threadneedle Investments in the UK.

The Fund is a sub fund of Columbia Threadneedle (Lux) LDI, a fonds commun de placement, registered in Luxembourg and authorised by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF).

English language copies of the Fund’s Prospectus and summarised investor rights can be obtained from Columbia Threadneedle Investments Cannon Place, 78 Cannon Street, London EC4N 6AG, email: [email protected] or electronically at www.columbiathreadneedle.com.
Please read the Prospectus before taking any investment decision.

Not all fund share classes are available for investment in certain countries.

The information provided in the marketing material does not constitute, and should not be construed as, investment advice or a recommendation to buy, sell or otherwise transact in the Funds. The manager has the right to terminate the arrangements made for marketing.

Financial promotions are issued for marketing and information purposes in the United Kingdom by Columbia Threadneedle Management Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. This document may be made available to you by an affiliated company which is also part of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments group of companies: Threadneedle Asset Management Limited in the UK.

© Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Columbia Threadneedle Investments is the global brand name of the Columbia and Threadneedle group of companies.