DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Principal Global Investors today announced Matthew Minnetian as Managing Director, Global Head of Investment Grade Credit for Principal Global Fixed Income. Minnetian assumes responsibility for investment grade credit portfolio management, research and trading and will also lead efforts to further integrate data science and quantitative tools into the fixed income investment management process.
“Matthew brings extensive expertise in investment grade credit, as well as experience in combining fundamental investment management with quantitative approaches to achieve strong results for clients,” said David Blake, senior executive director and head of Principal Global Fixed Income. Principal Global Fixed Income has more than $130.2 billion in assets under management1. “We look forward to bringing his leadership on-board as we continue to integrate the latest technologies with our core investment management processes.”
Minnetian will lead an investment grade credit team managing more than $46.3 billion in assets2.
Previously, Minnetian worked at AllianceBernstein for more than 20 years holding multiple leadership roles across fixed income.
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1 As of June 30, 2019
2 As of June 30, 2019