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    Online Series: Current Views On The Credit Markets

    January 13, 2021
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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    Active management across the fixed income spectrum can help maximize returns in a low-yield environment. Brian Kennedy, Portfolio Manager on the Loomis Sayles Multisector Bond Strategies, will discuss his views of the credit markets and provide an outlook for 2021.  


    Brian Kennedy is a vice president of Loomis, Sayles & Company, and co-portfolio manager of the firm’s multisector institutional strategies and mutual funds.  Brian started his investment industry career in 1990 as a senior fund accountant at the Boston Company. He joined Loomis Sayles in 1994 as a securitized and government bond trader. He transitioned to the high yield trading desk in 2001, where he initiated Loomis Sayles’ trading of bank loans, while also trading high yield, convertibles, derivatives, and equities. Brian first joined the full discretion investment team as product manager in 2009. In 2013, he was promoted to co-portfolio manager of the investment-grade bond products, and in 2016 he was promoted again to co-portfolio manager of the multisector suite of products.  Brian co-manages a variety of mutual fund and institutional strategies, including the Loomis Sayles Bond, Credit Income, Strategic Income, Investment Grade Bond, Investment Grade Fixed Income, High Income, Fixed Income, Multisector Income, and Strategic Monthly Income Funds, as well as the multisector and core-plus full discretion institutional accounts.
    Brian is actively involved in the Loomis Sayles mentorship program, undergraduate women’s investment network (UWIN), and summer internship programs. He was born and raised on the south shore of Massachusetts and enjoys coaching girls club hockey. Brian earned a BS from Providence College and an MBA from Babson College.

    Qualifications: Ihr Professional Learning | CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill = Financial Modelling + Investment Strategy & Process

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