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For Investors

Contact your financial professional today to see if preferred securities can enhance your portfolio — by offering the potential for increased income, diversification, and reduced volatility compared to other fixed-income options.

The Guide to Preferred Securities
An exclusive brochure discussing preferred securities, the birth of the preferreds market, why companies issue preferreds, and what makes preferreds attractive to investors.

Download our client-use guide.

Gain Fresh Insight on Preferred Securities
Access timely information that you may not find anywhere else — including exclusive market commentary from Spectrum Asset Management, a world-leading manager of preferred securities.

And, engage informative education — including interactive videos and investor-friendly materials — to enhance your knowledge of the preferred securities opportunity.

What is the "Technical Trifecta"?

Three recent regulatory events — the Dodd-Frank Act, the Basel-3 proposals, and rating agency equity credit changes — have come together to create a "Technical Trifecta," which is altering the nature of the preferred securities market.

Download our paper Technical Factors Create Investment Opportunity to find out what is happening and how the "Technical Trifecta" is creating new opportunities.


This paper is also available as an eBook.

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1 Fixed-income investment options are subject to interest rate risk, and their value will decline as interest rates rise. Risks associated with preferred securities differ from risks inherent with other investments. In particular, in the event of bankruptcy, a company's preferred securities are senior to common stock but subordinated to all other types of corporate debt.

2 Morningstar as of December 31, 2014.


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