Najib Nakad was born in the Dutch town of Soest in 1965 and studied at the Technical University of Delft. After four years as project manager at Logica, he became a fixed income strategist at Meespierson. In 2004, Najib joined Hof Hoorneman Bankiers and, as CIO, he instigates a wide range of strategies over his funds: distressed debt, value, high yield and core-satellite investing. Najib is a CFA charterholder and, in addition to his investment management duties, he enjoys playing hockey and snowboarding, as well as attending the cinema and theatre.
The fund aims to provide sufficient income by primarily investing in high-yield corporate bonds in order to be able to once every three months to pay a dividend. The objective is to outperform its respective benchmark over the long-term period by investing in high income financial instruments with emphasis on bonds of European companies. In addition, the fund may invest in bonds, real estate funds, preferred stocks, convertible bonds, and structured products in order to diversify its investments.