Seeks long-term total return while striving to generate current income.
The Fund is not constrained by management against any index and allows the adviser broad flexibility to invest in a wide variety of fixed income instruments. Actively managed sector betas include Agency Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS), non-Agency MBS, commercial MBS, global developed credit, high yield, international, emerging markets fixed income and U.S. government sectors.
The Fund seeks current income and capital appreciation by actively allocating across fixed income sectors using duration management based on the manager’s view of, among other factors, future interest rates and market conditions. The manager retains broad discretion to modify the Fund’s duration within a wide range, including construction of a portfolio of investments with a negative duration.
The DoubleLine Fixed Income Asset Allocation Committee, led by Jeffrey Gundlach, determines whether to over-or-underweight a sector based on economic outlook, sector fundamentals and relative value.
Sector specialists incorporate their knowledge, experience and research to create fundamental and relative value.
Read more about DoubleLine's Fixed Income Asset Allocation Committee and process.
Performance data quoted represents past performance; past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance of the fund may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Performance current to the most recent month-end may be obtained by calling (213) 633-8200 or by visiting www.doubleline.com.
The performance information shown assumes the reinvestment of all dividends and distributions. Returns of less than one year are not annualized. While the fund is no-load, management fees and other expenses still apply. Index returns reflect no deduction for fees, expenses or taxes. Please refer to the prospectus for further details.
Mr. Gundlach is CEO of DoubleLine. In 2011, he appeared on the cover of Barron's as "The New Bond King." In 2013, Institutional Investor named him "Money Manager of the Year." In 2012, 2015 and 2016, he was named one of "The Fifty Most Influential" in Bloomberg Markets. In 2017, he was inducted into the FIASI Fixed Income Hall of Fame. Mr. Gundlach is a summa cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College, with degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy.
As DoubleLine’s Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Jeffrey Sherman oversees and administers DoubleLine’s Investment Management sub-committee coordinating and implementing policies and processes across the investment teams. He also serves as lead portfolio manager for multi-sector and derivative-based strategies. Mr. Sherman is a member of DoubleLine’s Executive Management and Fixed Income Asset Allocation Committees. He can be heard regularly on his podcast “The Sherman Show” (Twitter @ShermanShowPod, ShermanShow@Doubleline.com) where he interviews distinguished guests, giving listeners insight into DoubleLine’s current views. In 2018, Money Management Executive named Jeffrey Sherman as one of “10 Fund Managers to Watch” in its yearly special report. Prior to joining DoubleLine in 2009, Mr. Sherman was a Senior Vice President at TCW where he worked as a portfolio manager and quantitative analyst focused on fixed income and real-asset portfolios. He was a statistics and mathematics instructor at both the University of the Pacific and Florida State University. Mr. Sherman taught Quantitative Methods for Level I candidates in the CFA LA/USC Review Program for many years. He holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of the Pacific and an M.S. in Financial Engineering from the Claremont Graduate University. Mr. Sherman is a CFA® charterholder.
The fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses must be considered carefully before investing. The statutory and summary prospectus contain this and other important information about the investment company and may be obtained by calling (877) 354-6311 / (877) DLINE11, or downloading from the fund document library on this website. Read them carefully before investing.
Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible.
Sector allocations and fund holdings are subject to change at any time and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Portfolio holdings generally are made available 30 days after month-end by visiting www.doubleline.com. The source for the information in this report is DoubleLine Capital, which maintains its data on a trade date basis.
Investments in debt securities typically decrease in value when interest rates rise. This risk is usually greater for longer-term debt securities.
Investments in lower-rated and non-rated securities present a greater risk of loss to principal and interest than higher-rated securities.
Investments in ABS and MBS include additional risks that investors should be aware of such as credit risk, prepayment risk, possible illiquidity and default, as well as increased susceptibility to adverse economic developments.
The fund invests in foreign securities which involve greater volatility and political, economic and currency risks and differences in accounting methods. These risks are greater for investments in emerging markets.
The fund may use leverage which may cause the effect of an increase or decrease in the value of the portfolio securities to be magnified and the Fund to be more volatile than if leverage was not used.
Derivatives involve special risks including correlation, counterparty, liquidity, operational, accounting and tax risks. These risks, in certain cases, may be greater than the risks presented by more traditional investments.
Investing in ETFs involves additional risks such as the market price of the shares may trade at a discount to its net asset value ("NAV"), an active secondary trading market may not develop or be maintained, or trading may be halted by the exchange in which they trade, which may impact a fund's ability to sell its shares.
The fund may make short sales of securities, which involves the risk that losses may exceed the original amount invested.
DoubleLine Funds are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC.