MassMutual Introduces New Municipal Bond Mutual Funds, Clinton Investment Management Selected as Subadviser

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#livemutualMassMutual Investments today announced the introduction of three new open-end municipal bond mutual funds to its MassMutual Funds mix and its selection of Clinton Investment Management, LLC (CIM) as the subadviser.


“These launches represent an important milestone and reflect continued consistency in our efforts to expand and grow our MassMutual Investments platform in the wealth distribution channel,” said Doug Steele, CFA, head of product management, MassMutual. “These are the first funds that we are introducing in the municipal category, with a new-to-MassMutual subadviser. We have confidence in Clinton Investment Management and its team’s exceptional track record and conviction to delivering strong returns within this category.”

The funds will be managed consistent with CIM’s existing municipal short duration (limited term), market duration and credit opportunities strategies. The funds are:

MassMutual Clinton Limited Term Municipal Fund

MassMutual Clinton Municipal Fund

MassMutual Clinton Municipal Credit Opportunities Fund

“Given the thorough nature of MassMutual’s almost year-long, industrywide, municipal bond manager search, we believe CIM’s selection reflects the value we have consistently delivered to our clients together with the rigor of our risk management culture, and the strength of our operational infrastructure,” said Andrew Clinton, CEO, Clinton Investment Management. “CIM is extremely proud to partner with MassMutual given the company’s deep and enduring history of delivering world-class investment capabilities. We look forward to increasing investor accessibility to our municipal bond strategies now and in the future with MassMutual.”

This new offering marks the first subadviser selection by MassMutual’s head of manager research, Wale Adedokun, who joined the company in 2022.

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