Change in the U.S. investment environment is inevitable as new market forces and potential government actions impact the investment environment. Corporate credit profiles have become stretched by a number of metrics, but a return of top- and bottom-line growth could reverse the worsening trends with respect to balance sheet leverage and interest coverage. Forthcoming changes will reveal winners and losers within the corporate universe. Conning experts from our portfolio management and corporate credit team will provide insight on these evolving changes and their implications for different corporate sectors.
Sunny Wadhwa, Relationship Manager, Conning
Matthew Daly, CFA, is a Managing Director and the Head of Corporate Research at Conning where he is responsible for the global corporate and sovereign research teams. Prior to joining Conning in 2003, Mr. Daly was employed as a Credit Analyst at Webster Bank following non-investment grade leveraged loans. Prior to Webster, Mr. Daly was employed as a Credit Analyst at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. and also at FleetBoston Financial Group. Mr. Daly is a graduate of Gordon College with a degree in Economics and Business Administration.
Michael J. Mix, CFA, is a Director and Portfolio Manager at Conning, where he manages fixed income portfolios. Prior to joining Conning in 1999, Mr. Mix spent five years as a Senior Analyst of Investments at the Travelers Insurance Company. Mr. Mix is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a degree in Economics and earned an M.S. in Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Mix has 20 years of industry experience.