Municipal Bond Market Mid-Year Update: A Year of Return and Risk – New York Life Investments – 7.26.18


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How has tax reform affected the municipal bond market, and what should investors expect for the rest of the year? Please join MacKay Municipal Managers for a mid-year update on the team’s 2018 insights and the municipal bond market.

Topics to be discussed:

    • Opportunities in the municipal bond market


    • Mid-Year Update: Top 5 municipal market insights


    • The case for active management


    • Municipal bond asset allocation strategies


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David Dowden
Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
MacKay Municipal Managers
David joined MacKay Shields in 2009. Before joining the firm, he was Chief Investment Officer at Financial Guaranty Insurance Company. David was previously with Alliance Capital Management as a Senior Portfolio Manager and at Merrill Lynch & Co. as a Municipal Strategist. David has an AB from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia University. He has been in the investment management industry since 1989.
Poul Kristensen, CFA
Managing Director, Economist, and Portfolio Manager
New York Life Investment Management
Poul Kristensen, CFA is Managing Director, Economist and Portfolio Manager with New York Life Investment Management’s multi-asset strategic asset allocation & solutions (SAS) group, which has $10 billion assets under management. He joined NYLIM in 2011 to focus on global macroeconomic trends and investment strategy and has 17 years of experience in the industry, specializing in quantitative investment strategy and asset allocation.

Prior to joining NYLIM, he worked at Danske Bank Markets, where he specialized in tactical asset allocation and international macro and interest rate strategy. Before that, he was a senior strategist where he headed and coordinated tactical and strategic asset management.

Poul holds a Master’s degree in economics from Aarhus University (in Denmark), and he received his Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) in 2011 and is a CFA Charterholder since 2004.

Moderator: Robert Serenbetz
Portfolio Strategist
New York Life Investments
Robert Serenbetz is the Portfolio Strategist for Strategic Asset Allocation and Solutions Group (SAS). He contributes to investment thought leadership and communication efforts across New York Life Investment Management. He is responsible for investment strategy, portfolio construction, and capital markets research.

Prior to joining New York Life, Robert served at Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC (“CSSU”) where he worked for the CIO Americas team in the Private Bank. Robert received a B.A. in Economics and International Relations from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, where he was also inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economic Honors Society).


Title: Municipal Bond Market Mid-Year Update: A Year of Return and Risk
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour

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