National Investment Services (NIS) manages a wide range of fixed income, alternative and equity strategies designed to provide institutional investors with consistent performance and downside protection.

FIXED INCOME

Dynamic Fixed Income

The objective of the NIS dynamic fixed income strategy is to deliver a modestly higher yielding portfolio and achieve higher returns than traditional fixed income with a minimal increase in volatility. Our dynamic fixed income strategy provides clients with a customizable, diversified portfolio designed with the objective to provide consistent performance and downside protection. It [...]
June 6, 2017

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FIXED INCOME

Core Fixed Income

The objective of the NIS core fixed income strategy is to build and maintain a portfolio that represents the best relative value available based on the expected economic and market environment. The portfolio composition of our core fixed income strategy is customizable to the liquidity constraints of the client. We look to add incremental return by [...]

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FIXED INCOME

Core Plus Fixed Income

The objective of the NIS core plus fixed income strategy is to build and maintain a portfolio that represents the best relative value available based on the expected economic and market environment. In addition, our core plus strategy looks to add incremental return by taking advantage of market anomalies and opportunities. Our goal is to outperform [...]

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FIXED INCOME

Intermediate Fixed Income

The objective of the NIS intermediate fixed income strategy is to build and maintain a portfolio that represents the best relative value available based on the expected economic and market environment. The portfolio composition of our intermediate fixed income strategy is customizable to the liquidity constraints of the client. We look to add incremental return by [...]

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FIXED INCOME

Intermediate Plus Fixed Income

The objective of the NIS intermediate plus fixed income strategy is to build and maintain a portfolio that represents the best relative value available based on the expected economic and market environment. In addition, our intermediate plus fixed income strategy looks to add incremental return by taking advantage of market anomalies and opportunities. Our goal is [...]

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FIXED INCOME

Short Duration Fixed Income

The objective of the NIS short duration strategy is to build and maintain a portfolio that represents the best relative value available based on the expected economic and market environment. The portfolio composition of our short duration strategy is customizable to the liquidity constraints of the client. We look to add incremental return by taking advantage [...]

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FIXED INCOME

Socially Responsible Investing

The objective of the NIS socially responsible investing strategy is to maximize yield and minimizing risk while adhering to Catholic socially responsible investing guidelines. In addition, our socially responsible investing strategy looks to add incremental return by taking advantage of market anomalies and opportunities. Our goal is to outperform the Barclays Intermediate Government Credit Index and [...]
July 4, 2017

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FIXED INCOME

Liability Driven Investing

The objective of the NIS liability driven investing strategy is to build and maintain a portfolio that focuses on the projected liability outflows as its benchmark for the development of yield curve and interest rate strategies. Our primary goal is to meet the benefit payment obligations of the plan on a timely basis and maintain [...]
June 6, 2017

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ALTERNATIVE

Preferred Stock

The objective of the NIS preferred stock strategy is to provide returns well in excess of conventional fixed income investments — yet more stable returns than the equity market. The $25 par preferred market is driven primarily by the retail investor, rather than large institutional investors. As a result, the market dynamics of preferred stocks are determined [...]

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ALTERNATIVE

Total Absolute Return

The objective of the NIS total absolute return strategy is to generate consistent returns with minimal duration risk. Our total absolute return strategy aims to have positive returns more than 85% of the time on a monthly basis. We expect to have volatility that is less than or equal to a traditional bond fund. ASSET [...]

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EQUITY

Large Cap Value Equity

The objective of the NIS large cap value equity is to participate in rising markets, but also to preserve principal in down markets. Value investors seek to identify companies that have real potential for further improvement in return on capital. ASSET OVERVIEW NIS has $115.3 Million in large cap value assets under management As of 9/30/17 [...]

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EQUITY

Small & Mid-Cap Equity

The objective of the NIS small and mid-cap equity strategy is to provide long-term capital appreciation in excess of the Russell 2500 Index. Our small and mid-cap equity strategy invests in both small and mid-capitalization U.S. equities. We combine macro analysis with a traditional value-based, fundamental stock selection approach. ASSET OVERVIEW NIS has $9.7 Million [...]

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