Morningstar Features Baird Aggregate Bond Fund

Baird Aggregate Bond Fund (BAGIX) was recently featured in the January 2021 issue of Morningstar FundInvestor and on Morningstar.com. In the article titled “Funds for 2021 and Beyond,” the article states:

Baird Aggregate Bond (BAGIX), led by Mary Ellen Stanek, takes a disciplined approach that you can depend on. The fund sticks mainly to high-quality corporates and securitized debt. It avoids big bets on single issuers and most forms of big risk-taking, yet it consistently beats its peers.”

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