Implications of Volatility for Closed-End Fund Leverage
Tuesday, February 9 , 2016, 11:00 AM ET
4:00 PM LONDON | 5:00 PM PARIS | 6:00 PM ATHENS | 11:00 PM HONG KONG
DURATION: 40 MINUTES FOLLOWED BY Q&A SESSION
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- Recent asset class volatility;
- Impacts of leverage on closed-end fund returns;
- Fund leverage covenants in light of recent volatility;
- How leveraged fund managers react to and manage volatility.
Director, Fund & Asset Manager Rating Group
Greg Fayvilevich is a director in Fitch Ratings' Fund and Asset Manager group, focused on closed-end funds and money market funds. In this role, he is responsible for assigning and maintaining ratings, developing rating criteria and models, and publishing research.
From 2008-2010, Greg was a member of the Financial Guarantors group at Fitch. Prior to joining Fitch, Greg worked in the finance department of ACE INA.
Greg earned a BS in finance from Rutgers University
Associate Director, Fund & Asset Manager Rating Group
Brian Knudsen is an Associate Director in the Fund and Asset Manager Group at Fitch Ratings primarily overseeing ratings on closed-end funds.
Prior to joining Fitch, Brian was an Associate Director at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. where he served in various roles including closed-end fund strategy and research, short-term trading, and business development.
Brian earned a BSBA in Finance & International Business from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.
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