U.S. High Yield Team

The U.S. High Yield team utilizes a rigorous, bottom-up approach to security selection:

  • Focuses on credit fundamentals and avoids momentum-driven strategies
  • Manages credit risk and invests opportunistically when the reward justifies the risk
  • Diversifies portfolios across issuers, sectors, and maturities
  • Documents rationale supporting each initial investment in a credit
  • Uses a contrarian philosophy with an emphasis on the relative risk/reward characteristic of each individual credit
  • Uses the vast resources of Wells Capital Management to support the team's intensive research philosophy

Portfolio management team

Niklas Nordenfelt, CFANiklas Nordenfelt, CFA
Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, and Co-Head
26 years investment experience
Philip SusserPhilip Susser
Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, and Co-Head
22 years industry experience
Thomas M. Price, CFAThomas M. Price, CFA
Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager
27 years investment experience

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