Michael Goosay joins Principal® as managing director of global fixed income

Industry leader will oversee multi-sector suite of fixed income strategies and solutions

Michael Goosay, managing director of global fixed income, Principal Asset Management (Photo: Business Wire)

DES MOINES, Iowa--()--Principal Asset ManagementSM announced today that Michael Goosay has joined the firm as managing director of global fixed income and portfolio manager on select strategies. Goosay will build upon the firm’s focus on multi-sector fixed income investment strategies and solutions to meet a wide range of personalized investor objectives. The fixed income platform (AUM of $135.7 billion1) has capabilities which span all major fixed income sectors with investment centers worldwide and over 110 investment professionals.

“Michael’s experience, leadership, and creativity will further bolster our already strong global fixed income capabilities. We look forward to his leadership and overall contribution in helping best serve our clients worldwide,” said Kamal Bhatia, global head of investments, Principal Asset Management.

Michael Goosay added: “I am proud to join Principal Asset Management as managing director of global fixed income. I look forward to building upon the firm’s robust fixed income capabilities to advance client investment objectives by tailoring the right strategies to achieve them.”

Goosay will take on leadership responsibilities across the platform. This includes being named as a portfolio manager on Principal Fixed Income’s flagship short-term income, core, core plus and US/global multi-sector strategies and associated products. The firm will continue to leverage time-tested investment processes and proprietary investment tools. The objective and investment philosophy of any impacted strategies will remain unchanged.

About Michael Goosay

Goosay comes to Principal with more than 25 years of investment industry experience. He previously spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management as head of global pensions and multi-sector fixed income portfolio management. He also served as a member of the Goldman Sachs Fixed Income Business Development Committee and the macroeconomic outlook team. Prior to this role, Goosay held leadership positions at Drake Management, JPMorgan Chase, Prudential Financial, and GE Asset Management. Goosay earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Albright College and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Rutgers University.

About Principal Asset ManagementSM

With public and private market capabilities across all asset classes, Principal Asset Management and its investment specialists look at asset management through a different lens, creating solutions to help deliver client investment objectives. By applying local insights with global perspectives, Principal Asset Management identifies distinct and compelling investment opportunities for more than 1,100 institutional clients in over 80 markets.1 Principal Asset Management is the global investment solutions business for Principal Financial Group® (Nasdaq: PFG), managing $525.2 billion in assets1 and recognized as a “Best Places to Work in Money Management”2 for 11 consecutive years. Learn more at www.PrincipalAM.com.

[1] As of June 30, 2023.
[2] Pensions & Investments, “The Best Places to Work in Money Management”, December 12, 2022

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Eric Zuazo, 515-878-0152, zuazo.eric@principal.com


Eric Zuazo, 515-878-0152, zuazo.eric@principal.com