What is the Short Duration Income Fund ?

The Fund seeks to deliver a high level of current income consistent with the preservation of capital by investing primarily in a variety of short duration investment grade and high yield debt securities, U.S. government securities, and mortgage- and other asset-backed debt securities.

Experienced, Tenured Team

Managed through collaboration among 40+ investment professionals in portfolio management, credit research, and trading.

Strategic, Flexible Design

Pursues an agile, multi-sector approach designed to provide a higher yield than a typical short duration strategy, and a lower duration than a traditional core bond strategy. 

Strong Performance

Has offered a track record of solid performance in many market environments. 

Yield

Dividend Yield 1 as of 05/27/2015  

  Subsidized3 Un-Subsidized4
w/o sales charge - 3.96%
w/ sales charge - 3.87%

30-Day Standardized Yield 2 as of 04/30/2015  

 
2.61%

Fund Basicsas of 04/30/2015

Total Net Assets
$35.94 B
Inception Date
11/04/1993
Dividend Frequency
Monthly (Daily Accrual)
Number of Holdings
1229

Expense Ratioas of 04/30/2015

OFFSHORE FUNDS FOR NON-U.S. INVESTORS

A suite of funds designed to provide access to select Lord Abbett fixed income investment strategies.

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.59%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 11/04/1993
w/o sales charge 1.30% 1.81% 2.81% 3.53% 4.58% 4.48%
Lipper Category Avg. Short Investment Grade Debt Funds 0.78% 0.82% 1.34% 1.85% 2.73% -
The BofA Merrill Lynch 1-3 Year US Corporate Index 1.00% 1.41% 2.12% 2.53% 3.83% 4.95%
w/ sales charge -0.92% -0.37% 2.00% 3.04% 4.34% 4.37%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.59%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.59%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 11/04/1993
w/o sales charge 0.97% 1.79% 2.81% 3.62% 4.62% 4.48%
Lipper Category Avg. Short Investment Grade Debt Funds 0.63% 0.93% 1.41% 1.97% 2.78% -
The BofA Merrill Lynch 1-3 Year US Corporate Index 0.83% 1.49% 2.13% 2.60% 3.87% 4.96%
w/ sales charge -1.25% -0.40% 2.01% 3.13% 4.38% 4.37%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.59%

Investment Team

Robert A. Lee
Robert A. Lee

Partner & Director

24 Years of Industry Experience

Andrew H. O'Brien
Andrew H. O'Brien, CFA

Partner & Portfolio Manager

16 Years of Industry Experience

Jerald M. Lanzotti
Jerald M. Lanzotti, CFA

Partner & Portfolio Manager

24 Years of Industry Experience

Kewjin Yuoh
Kewjin Yuoh

Partner & Portfolio Manager

21 Years of Industry Experience

Supported By 42 Investment Professionals and 13 Years Avg. Industry Experience

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