DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, LLC (“Barrow Hanley”), one of the nation’s leading value-oriented investment managers, today announced that Bill Braxton has joined the firm as Director of Client Development. Mr. Braxton, who has nearly two decades of experience developing institutional clientele for investment management firms, is responsible for business development, investor relations and capital raising for Barrow Hanley’s fixed income strategies.
“We are delighted that Bill has joined Barrow Hanley as a business development and client service professional focused exclusively on our fixed income offerings,” said Cory Martin, Executive Director at Barrow Hanley. “Bill has an exceptional track record of building relationships with institutional clients, and his addition to our client development team reflects our commitment to meeting the needs of institutional investors in fixed income products.”
“Barrow Hanley has a strong, differentiated range of fixed income offerings, with strategies focused on producing higher returns with lower volatility based on a highly disciplined analytical, investment and risk mitigation process,” noted Mr. Braxton. “I am proud to join a firm that is well-regarded for its dedication to delivering value, performance and exceptional service to investors.”
Prior to joining Barrow Hanley, Mr. Braxton was Managing Director, Business Development and Client Partnerships, at Crestline Investors, a $9 billion-asset, Forth Worth-based alternative investment manager focused on private credit investments. At Crestline, he was responsible for the firm’s relationships with institutional investors and consultants. Earlier, Mr. Braxton worked in Merrill Lynch's hedge fund group in New York, where he was responsible for manager due diligence as well as internal and external capital raising efforts for several strategies. He began his career as a financial analyst at IBM, after receiving his BBA in Finance from The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
Mr. Braxton holds an MBA with a dual concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Wharton School of Business. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Texas Alternative Investment Association and is the Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of VolunteerNow.
Barrow Hanley has been managing fixed income portfolios for institutional investors for more than 34 years. The strategies managed by Barrow Hanley include Core, Core Plus, Intermediate, Short Maturity, Investment Grade Credit, Intermediate Credit, Long Credit, Long Government/Credit, Extended Duration, High Yield, and TIPS. The firm creates customized fixed income investment strategies to meet the specific objectives of institutional clients, and also provides plan sponsors with a Liability Driven Investing (LDI) solution to manage risk in defined benefit plans.
About Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss
Founded in 1979 in Dallas, Texas, Barrow Hanley is a Delaware limited liability company and SEC-registered investment adviser. Barrow Hanley is considered one of the most respected value-oriented asset managers in the country, providing investment strategies to institutional investors, mutual funds, and family offices. As of December 31, 2017, the firm had $91.7 billion in assets under management. To learn more, visit www.barrowhanley.com