Robert Hopper

Robert Hopper

Director—High Yield and Emerging Market Corporate Credit Research

7 Years at AB
22 Years of experience

Robert Hopper is a Senior Vice President and the Director of High Yield and Emerging Market Corporate Credit Research. He oversees a team that provides fundamental analysis of global high yield and emerging-market credits. Hopper is also responsible for driving the corporate credit research outlook for the Fixed Income Department and sits on multiple internal investment committees. Additionally, he is responsible for primary coverage of the high-yield media sector. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Hopper was a managing director and head of the High Yield and Investment Grade Credit Analyst team at UBS Investment Bank. He was also the senior high-yield and investment-grade telecom, media and technology analyst. Earlier in his tenure at UBS, Hopper served as an equity analyst covering the telecom sector. Before joining UBS, he was an equity analyst at Bear Stearns and Wasserstein Perella. Hopper holds a BS in accounting from Saint Michael’s College and an MBA from Boston College. Location: New York