Brandywine Global is a leading unconstrained fixed income specialist.
The firm’s investment process is built on the philosophy that portfolios should
be driven by value opportunities, not benchmark composition. With yields
at or near all-time lows, global fixed income investing has never been more
important. The Income Optimiser Fund provides an active and intelligent
approach to diversify global income sources.

Legg Mason Brandywine Global Income Optimser Fund

For over three years, the Legg Mason Brandywine Global Income Optimiser Fund (the Fund) has been providing Australian investors a flexible approach to sourcing global income and managing risk. The Fund combines Brandywine Global’s world-class macro-economic analysis and deep sector expertise to craft a portfolio that dynamically manages downside risk while capturing attractive risk-adjusted return opportunities – all while preserving the diversification characteristics of a traditional global fixed income portfolio.


Actively Managed

The Fund is actively managed and can shift between countries and sectors to find the best global income opportunities.

Diverse Income Sources

The Fund takes positions in diverse income sources across global fixed income markets, with a strong focus on income and capital preservation. 

Risk Management

Risk management is the cornerstone of the Fund's strategy. The team has the ability to use multiple dynamic hedging techniques in order to achieve its capital preservation objective.

Fund Overview

Fund Insight

Brian Kloss, Portfolio Manager of Income Optimiser Fund Q&A

Brian Kloss, Portfolio Manager of the Legg Mason Brandywine Global Income Optimiser Fund sits down with Legg Mason’s Peter Cook to discuss, global income investing, the COVID-19 market crisis, government stimulus, negative interest rates, liquidity, and the macro outlook.

Fund Literature

Legg Mason Australia is the Responsible Entity of the Legg Mason Brandywine Global Income Optimiser Fund (ARSN 618 213 488). Brandywine Global is the fund manager of the Fund. Before making an investment decision you should read the Product Disclosure Statement carefully and you need to consider, with or without the assistance of a financial adviser, whether such an investment is appropriate in light of your particular investment needs, objectives and financial circumstances.