Schwab GNMA Fund™
 

Investment Objective

The Schwab GNMA FundTM seeks high current income consistent with preservation of capital.

Investment Strategy

To pursue its goal, the fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA) securities. In addition to GNMA securities, the fund may invest in securities issued by the U.S. government or its other agencies and instrumentalities such as the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) and Federal Home Loan Banks(FHLBs).

Investment Management Team

Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM) is the investment adviser for the Schwab Bond Funds. CSIM portfolio managers bring experience from a variety of backgrounds and seek to create quality bond funds designed to deliver current income and a cushion against potential stock volatility as part of a well diversified portfolio. CSIM portfolio managers are backed by a seasoned credit research team who perform checks on each portfolio's credit risks and help establish sector outlooks.

Schwab GNMA Fund
Ticker Net OER1 Min. Investment
SWGSX 0.55% $100
Cumulative Growth of a $10,000 Investment (pre-tax)
Growth of $10,000 Investment as of         
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Investment Management Team

Matthew Hastings, CFA

Managing Director, Head of Taxable Bond Strategies
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Investment Management Bio

Matthew Hastings, CFA

Managing Director, Head of Taxable Bond Strategies

Matthew Hastings is a Managing Director and Head of Taxable Bond Strategies for Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM). Mr. Hastings leads the portfolio management team for Schwab’s taxable bond funds and the Schwab Fixed-Income ETFs. He also has overall responsibility for all aspects of the management of the funds. Prior to joining CSIM in 1999, Mr. Hastings was in fixed-income sales and trading at Lehman Brothers. He has worked in the fixed-income securities industry since 1996.

Mr. Hastings earned a BA in Economics from the University of San Diego. He is a CFA charterholder, and is a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco and the CFA Institute.

 

Alfonso Portillo, Jr.

Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager
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Investment Management Bio

Alfonso Portillo, Jr.

Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager

Alfonso Portillo, Jr. is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM). He is responsible for the day-to-day co-management of Schwab’s taxable bond funds and the Schwab U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF. His primary focus is securitized products. Prior to joining CSIM in 2007, Mr. Portillo worked for ten years at Pacific Investment Management Company, most recently as a vice president and member of the mortgage- and asset-backed portfolio management team. He has worked in fixed-income asset management since 1996.

Mr. Portillo earned an MBA from the Berkeley-Columbia program of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Columbia Business School at Columbia University, and a BS in Finance from the University of Southern California.

 

Steven Chan, CFA

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
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Investment Management Bio

Steven Chan, CFA

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Steven Chan is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM). He is responsible for the day-to-day co-management of Schwab’s taxable bond funds and the Schwab Fixed-Income ETFs. His primary focus is government securities, including Treasury inflation-protected securities. Mr. Chan has been a portfolio manager with CSIM since 2007, and has held a number of positions at the firm since beginning his tenure in 1996. His previous roles include managing the Portfolio Operations and Analytics group, and working as a senior manager in Finance. Prior to joining CSIM, Mr. Chan was a manager of finance at GT Capital Management.

Mr. Chan earned a BA in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis. He is a CFA charterholder, and is a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco and the CFA Institute.

Brandon Matsui, CFA

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
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Investment Management Bio

Brandon Matsui, CFA

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Brandon Matsui is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM). He is responsible for the day-to-day co-management of Schwab’s taxable bond funds and the Schwab Fixed-Income ETFs. Prior to joining CSIM in 2010, Mr. Matsui was an associate portfolio manager on the Beta Management team at BNY Mellon for 11 months. Prior to that, Mr. Matsui spent five years at BlackRock Solutions, where he served as an analyst in the portfolio analytics group, and also a risk analytics manager for their corporate, asset management, and pension clients.

Mr. Matsui earned an MBA from the University of Hawaii, with an emphasis in Finance and a minor in Japanese. He is a CFA charterholder, and has also earned the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification.

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