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Event Date Mon Jun 7 EDT - Thu Jun 10 EDT (over 1 year ago)
Location Virtual Event
Region All

This program focuses on the basic building blocks of high yield investment. Leading practitioners provide an overview of the market’s scope, structure, and performance, as well as a how-to on high yield credit analysis. Another session will explain the dynamics of financial workouts and restructurings. This day’s program benefits both new and aspiring high yield practitioners, providers of services to high yield managers, institutional asset allocators, and investment advisors who seek to better understand the role of high yield bonds in their portfolios.

CFA Society New York’s longest-running conference brings attendees up to the minute on the market’s outlook as well as key innovations. Leading market participants give their views on the best values in today’s market. Experts discuss the default rate outlook, quantitative methods, incorporating ESG into credit analysis, and recent scholarly research findings. This program is recommended for credit analysts, fixed income portfolio managers, institutional investors, and financial advisors who allocate to the high yield asset class, as well as providers of services to money managers.


2021 Speakers


John Dixon
Managing Director, Dinosaur Financial Group

John D. Finnerty
Professor of Finance, Fordham University

Dominique Mielle
Member of the Board Of Directors, Digicel Group

Alan Moreira
Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Rochester

Joshua Nahas
Principal, Wolf Capital Advisors

Sharon Ou
Vice President, Moody's

Dave Preston
Head of Structured Credit Research, AGL Credit Management LP

Lei Zhou
Jones, Diedrich, Mennie Professor of Finance, Northern Illinois University

Martin Fridson, CFA
Chief Investment Officer, Lehmann Livian Fridson Advisors LLC

Matthew Mish, CFA
Executive Director and Head of Credit Strategy, UBS Investment Bank

Robert Schulz, CFA
Managing Director and Sector Lead, The U.S. Retail and Restaurant Team - (2013 – 2014)

Matt Zloto
Senior Analyst, CreditSights - (2019)

Wiliam Zox, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Diamond Hill Capital Management, Inc

Henry Shilling
Founder and Director of Research, Sustainable Research and Analysis LLC