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BlueBay Asset Management LLP

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Basic Information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services you offer.

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

Founded in 2001, BlueBay Asset Management LLP (BlueBay) is a specialist fixed income manager offering solutions to institutions, consultants and financial intermediaries. We invest across the fixed income spectrum, from active long-only 'benchmark aware' portfolios to hedge funds/private debt. We are active in the following investment strategies: investment grade debt, emerging market debt, high yield/distressed debt& loans, convertible bonds, private lending and multi-credit.

Based in London, with offices in the US, Japan, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Ireland, Luxembourg and Germany, we employ approx. 376 full time employees and manage over USD 50.2 billion (as of 31 December 2016) for institutional investors, distribution networks and high net worth individuals.

BlueBay is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and part of the RBC asset management division, RBC Global Asset Management group of companies.

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

United Kingdom

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

376 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

NOTE OO 02.3: The headcount as of December 31st 2016 was 387 employees including 11 part-time equivalent  (PTE) employees. FTE is 376 employees.

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

NOTE: Our parent company, RBC, owns another asset management company, RBC Global Asset Management, which in August 2015, joined as a member of the PRI.

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year, excluding subsidiaries you have chosen not to report on.

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Additional information. [Optional]

NOTE OO 04.2: AUM excludes uncalled capital commitments in private lending funds.

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

06.1. How you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 0 0 0 0
Fixed income >50% 95 0 0
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds <10% 1.5 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify <10% 3.5 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

'Other (1)' specified

          Private Debt

06.2. Publish our asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown

07.1. Provide to the nearest 5% the percentage breakdown of your Fixed Income AUM at the end of your reporting year, using the following categories.

Internally managed
30 SSA
18 Corporate (financial)
52 Corporate (non-financial)
0 Securitised
Total 100%

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Not Applicable)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.



Developed Markets



Emerging, Frontier and Other Markets


09.2. Additional information. [Optional]