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    Is Emerging Markets Debt a Good Investment Now?

    April 08, 2014
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    The Buckhead Club 3344 Peachtree Rd. NE - 26th Floor
    Atlanta, GA 30326  Directions

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    $15.00 Member Fee

    $35.00 Guest Fee

    Please join ASFIP for a thought-provoking panel discussion on Emerging Markets Debt with Strategy Specialists from Payden & Rygel Investment Management and MFS Investment Management.  They will discuss the current opportunities and risks investing in this asset class.  This includes thoughts on local currency versus hard dollar along with sovereigns versus corporates.  Are investors receiving adequate compensation for the risk in investing in Emerging Market Debt?


    Jedediah Koenigsberg - Investment Officer at MFS Investment Management

    Institutional Fixed Income Portfolio Manager

    As an Institutional Portfolio Manager, participates in the research process and strategy discussions. Assesses portfolio risk, customizes portfolios to client objectives and guidelines, and manages daily cash flows. Communicates investment policy, strategy, and positioning.

    Joined MFS in 2007; previous positions include Investment Product Specialist.

    Previous experience includes 1 year as Product Manager at Evergreen Investments; 7 years as Portfolio Specialist at Allianz Global Investors.

    State University of NY at Geneseo, BA 


    Darren Capeloto is a senior vice president, focused on emerging market strategy and trading. His areas of specialization include local markets in Latin America and Eastern Europe. In addition to his role as the primary trader for the firm’s emerging market debt strategies, he monitors local bond yield curves and currencies for directional and relative value opportunities.  Prior to joining Payden & Rygel, Capeloto worked as a financial analyst at William O’Neil and Company where he analyzed fundamental financial data of publicly traded corporations to be used in making buy/sell recommendations to institutional clients.Darren Capeloto received an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a BA in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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