AB’s Kjærsgaard to discuss European Corporate Credit at Hamburg Summit

Jørgen Kjærsgaard, head of European Corporate Credit at AB will discuss the impact of the ECB and BoE bond buying programmes at the InvestmentEurope Pan European Fund Selector Summit held in Hamburg on 28-30 September.

He will argue that aggressive central bank policies continue to have a positive impact on corporate credits and peripheral spreads, Kjærsgaard expects this pattern to continue in H2 2016 and 2017, making investment grade attractive in the foreseeable future. In his presentation, he will identify the best parts of the universe to invest in, without running HY volatility.

Kjærsgaard is senior vice president and head of European Corporate Credit at AB, he is responsible for all of AB’s European and UK corporate credit–related strategies, and heads the European and UK High Yield and Investment Grade Credit portfolio-management teams.

In addition, he is also a member of the Credit, High Yield, European High Yield, Global High Income, Multi-Sector Credit, and UK and Euro Fixed Income portfolio-management teams and the internal Credit Research Review Committee, the primary investment policy and decision-making committee for all AB’s credit-related portfolios.

Prior to joining AB in 2007 as a portfolio manager for European Credit, he was executive director for Structured Credit Solutions at Rabobank (2005–2007) and a director for Nordic Structured Solutions at Royal Bank of Scotland (2004–2005).

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