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Nominees for 2015 Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year

A tough year for many bond managers, but a couple of winners stand out.

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Earlier this week, we announced our nominees for Morningstar's Domestic- and International-Stock Fund Manager of the Year. This article will discuss the nominees for Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year. We'll announce the winners on Jan. 26.

To choose funds to nominate, Morningstar's fixed-income manager-research team parses through the coverage universe using a series of quantitative and subjective criteria to determine a list of nominees. As we've written in our nominations for the Domestic- and International-Stock categories, these nominations reflect more than the managers' performance and portfolio decisions in 2015 alone; we're not trying to promote one-year wonders. Rather, we recognize managers whose strong results in 2015 underscore the merits of their approaches and their ability to deliver sound long-term results.

Sumit Desai, CFA does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.

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