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Stephen Kotsen

Stephen Kotsen

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About Stephen Kotsen

After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in international relations from Princeton University and his MBA in finance from Columbia Business School, Stephen Kotsen joined Lazard Frères Asset Management as a portfolio manager in 1995. Three years later he transferred to a similar role at Nomura Corporate Research and Asset Management. Stephen specialises in high yield bonds and also invests opportunistically in loans, sub-investment grade bonds and distressed debt. Cash is employed as a strategic element but no derivatives are used. Stephen is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the CFA institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MRated AA in May 2012
  • JRated AA in Jun 2012
  • JRated AA in Jul 2012
  • ARated AA in Aug 2012
  • SRated AA in Sep 2012
  • ORated AA in Oct 2012
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2012
  • DRated AA in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated AA in Jan 2013
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2013
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2013
  • ARated AA in Apr 2013
  • MRated AAA in May 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2013
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2013
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2013
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2013
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2014
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2014
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2014
  • MRated AAA in May 2014
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2014
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2014
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2014
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2014
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2014
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2014
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2014

2015

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2015
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2015
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2015
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2015
  • MRated AAA in May 2015
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2015
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2015
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2015
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2015
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2015
  • NRated AAA in Nov 2015
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2015

2016

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2016
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2016
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2016
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2016
  • MRated AAA in May 2016
  • JRated AA in Jun 2016
  • JRated AA in Jul 2016
  • ARated A in Aug 2016
  • SRated AA in Sep 2016
  • ORated A in Oct 2016
  • NRated A in Nov 2016
  • DRated A in Dec 2016

2017

  • JRated A in Jan 2017
  • FRated AA in Feb 2017
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2017
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2017
  • MRated Plus in May 2017
  • JNot rated in Jun 2017
  • JNot rated in Jul 2017
  • ANot rated in Aug 2017
  • SNot rated in Sep 2017
  • ONot rated in Oct 2017
  • NNot rated in Nov 2017
  • DNot rated in Dec 2017

Performance

Bonds - US Dollar High Yield
over : 30/11/2016 - 30/11/2017

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 2.0% 0.7% 1.5%
2016 17.2% 3.3% 5.3% 5.5% 2.2%
2015 -5.5% 1.9% -0.6% -5.6% -1.3%
2014 2.4% 3.3% 2.7% -2.8% -0.8%
2013 8.7% 3.1% -1.1% 2.7% 3.8%

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