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    Fixed income

    Fixed income

    Access traditional, specialized and custom US and global fixed income strategies to meet your specific needs.

     

    Below we feature a few of our specialist fixed income strategies.

    An extensive fixed income capability

    $212.50bn

    fixed income AUM globally1

    114

    fixed income investment specialists2

    18 years

    average experience2

    40

    global credit research analysts2

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    Investing responsibly

    Investing responsibly

    We analyze ESG issues alongside other investment risks and, where appropriate, engage with companies and governments to better understand all of the issues that affect them.

    We analyze ESG issues alongside other investment risks and, where appropriate, engage with companies and governments to better understand all of the issues that affect them.

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    Meet some of the team

    Insight’s global team of over 114 fixed income investment specialists with have long experience in delivering innovative alpha generation solutions2.

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    Eric Baumhoff, CFA

    Head of Stable Value

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    Eric Baumhoff, CFA

    Head of Stable Value

    Eric joined Insight in September 2021 following the transition of Mellon Investments’ fixed income strategies to Insight. He has worked in the investment industry since 1986 and joined Mellon Investments as the Chief Investment Officer of the stable value strategy in 1990. He is now responsible for overseeing Insight’s Stable Value Team, including the portfolio management and client service teams. He is also responsible for all related investment management activities. He is the architect of the yield enhanced and liquidity strategies implemented within our stable value portfolios.

    Previously, he was an analyst and trader in the treasury/global funding group at Wells Fargo. Eric received a BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz and an MS from MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the CFA Institute.

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    Andrew Catalan, CFA

    Head of Long Duration

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    Andrew Catalan, CFA

    Head of Long Duration

    Andrew is based in Insight’s New York office and is a senior portfolio manager specializing in liability-related investment solutions for clients. He joined Insight in May 2018 as a result of the transfer of Standish’s LDI team to Insight. At Standish, he was Managing Director & Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for overseeing the liability-driven investing group. His background at Standish from 2001 included global credit analyst responsibilities and subsequently Head of Credit Research.

    Andrew has held several positions across BNY Mellon affiliates, including high yield research analyst at The Boston Company and manager of strategic planning and business development for the asset management group. He also worked at Liberty Mutual in strategic planning and Bank of New England and Shawmut National as a corporate lending officer.

    He has a MSF from Boston College, a MBA from Suffolk University, a BS from Bentley University and is also a CFA charterholder.

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    Shaheer Guirguis, CFA

    Head of Structured Credit

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    Shaheer Guirguis, CFA

    Head of Structured Credit

    Shaheer joined the Fixed Income Group at Insight in September 2007 and is the head of the Secured Finance Team which is responsible for lending in the secured finance market and investments in the global structured credit markets. Shaheer is lead portfolio manager for the Insight Libor Plus Fund, the Secured Finance Fund, as well as a number of segregated accounts.

    In July 2016, Shaheer relocated to New York to oversee the growth in capability within the US structured credit and secured finance markets. He began his career at Gulf International Bank (formerly Saudi International Bank) in 2000 where he held various positions, initially as a market risk analyst, then an investment analyst before his appointment as a fixed income portfolio manager in 2007.

    Shaheer holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics from the University of Surrey, an MSc in Finance from the University of Durham as well as being a CFA charterholder.

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    Gautam Khanna, CFA, CPA

    Senior Portfolio Manager

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    Gautam Khanna, CFA, CPA

    Senior Portfolio Manager

    Gautam joined Insight's Fixed Income Group as a senior portfolio manager in 2003 (via predecessor company, Cutwater Asset Management). Gautam leads the management of Insight's flagship US core, core plus, select income and high yield strategies, and chairs the weekly US Portfolio Strategy Meeting.

    Prior to Cutwater, Gautam was a member of the high yield team at Times Square Capital Management, where he focused on credit management for CBOs as well as high yield total return accounts. Gautam is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.

    He holds a BS (Hons) from the Rochester Institute of Technology and an MBA degree (with distinction) from Cornell University. He is also a CFA charterholder and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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    Erin Spalsbury, CFA

    Senior Portfolio Manager

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    Erin Spalsbury, CFA

    Senior Portfolio Manager

    Erin joined Insight’s Fixed Income Group in August 2019 as a Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for managing credit portfolios, including long duration and customized bond solutions.

    She previously worked at Conning, Inc. as a fixed income portfolio manager, where she managed credit liability-driven portfolios for pension and insurance clients. Prior to Conning, Erin worked at JP Morgan Asset Management as a fixed income portfolio manager, where she managed credit/customized portfolios for a full range of clients with a focus on pensions, and also handled credit trading.

    Erin holds a BA in Economics/Mathematics from Boston University, and is also a CFA charterholder.

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