Fund manager interview series

His risk focus: Is inflation underrated?

Mr Brian Kennedy says that if he wasn't a portfolio manager, he would be coaching an ice hockey team. He adds that he finds "great enjoyment in passing along life lessons through a sport I love".
Mr Brian Kennedy says that if he wasn't a portfolio manager, he would be coaching an ice hockey team. He adds that he finds "great enjoyment in passing along life lessons through a sport I love".PHOTO: GIN TAY FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES

Brian Kennedy, co-portfolio manager for multi-sector institutional strategies and mutual funds at Loomis, Sayles & Company, shares his views on the outlook and investing opportunities in the fixed-income markets in the latest of our series featuring fund managers.

Mr Brian Kennedy, with over 27 years of experience in the finance industry, joined Loomis Sayles in 1994 as a securitised and government bond trader. He co-manages the Loomis Sayles Multisector Income Fund alongside veteran bond investor Dan Fuss.

The fund invests in a global investment universe, including United States investment-grade corporates, non-US debt, emerging market debt, high yield, convertibles and equities, and is available to retail investors in Singapore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 22, 2018, with the headline 'His risk focus: Is inflation underrated?'. Print Edition | Subscribe