NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KBRA announced today the launch of a new podcast series, Leading Voices in Credit, which showcases monthly interviews with credit market thought leaders hosted by KBRA Chief Strategist Van Hesser.
The wide-ranging discussions will cover topics across the credit spectrum from investment grade to high yield, public to private, and unsecured to asset-backed. For the inaugural episode, Van spoke with Symon Drake-Brockman, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Pemberton Asset Management, one of the largest private credit managers in Europe. In the 25-minute episode, the two discuss the growth of alternative lenders, competition between public and private markets, and opportunities in private credit.
Van also hosts KBRA’s popular 3 Things in Credit podcast, where he digs into and provides perspective on issues credit-market participants care about. Tune in every Friday for the latest episode.
- Van Hesser’s 3 Things in Credit Podcast and Newsletter
- Leading Voices in Credit: Pemberton’s Symon Drake-Brockman on Private Credit
About Van Hesser
Van Hesser is a Senior Managing Director and Chief Strategist at KBRA responsible for generating thought leadership in credit markets and cultivating relationships with the firm’s external clients and constituents. He previously served as a senior managing director and head of KBRA’s Financial Institutions and Corporates ratings groups, where he leveraged over 30 years of experience as an institutional investor, sell-side research analyst, investment banker, and regulator. Over the course of his career, Van was named to Institutional Investor Magazine’s All-America Fixed Income Research Team rankings 10 times across three categories and has served as an expert witness in important industry litigation.
KBRA is a full-service credit rating agency registered in the U.S., the EU, and the UK, and is designated to provide structured finance ratings in Canada. KBRA’s ratings can be used by investors for regulatory capital purposes in multiple jurisdictions.