Fixed Income: Managing Credit in Portfolios


9 August 2016

John explains how the Nikko AM fixed income team ranks credits for inclusion in portfolios. He also discusses the process for managing credit securities once they are included in portfolios and how the team addresses and manages credit risk.

Duration: Approx 3 minutes


John Sorrell, Head of Credit
PhD Pure Maths; MA (Hons) by coursework in Pure Maths; BA (Hons) majoring in Pure Math

John joined the business in 2008 and is responsible for the Australian credit process and strategy, as well as managing portfolios for the Credit Solutions segment of the Australian fixed income offering. He also has responsibility for credit analysis for the domestic and global universe of credit including corporate issuers, mortgage- and asset-backed securities and structured products.

John has 28 years’ experience in the fixed income market including 11 years with Credit Suisse First Boston and six years with Merrill Lynch.

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