Matthew J. Minnetian, CFA

Matthew J. Minnetian, CFA

Director—US Investment Grade Credit

25 Years at AB
30 Years of experience

Matthew J. Minnetian is a Senior Vice President and Director of US Investment Grade Credit, responsible for the management and strategy implementation of the firm’s US Investment Grade Credit portfolios, including total-return and income-oriented credit strategies for institutional and retail clients. His responsibilities also include applying a more systematic approach to AB’s credit investing, working closely with the Quantitative Research team to leverage the firm’s technology innovations within fixed-income trading and research and apply them to portfolio management. An expert in managing corporate bond portfolios, Minnetian has worked closely with insurance clients to develop buy-and-hold, liability-matching and total-return investment strategies to meet the distinct needs of insurance companies. He also established AB’s financial hybrid business and currently comanages AB’s Global Financials Hybrid Strategy. Minnetian has written numerous blogs on credit investing and market cycles. Prior to joining the firm in 1999, he was a senior fixed-income credit research analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), where he covered investment-grade and high-yield insurance credits. Previously, Minnetian followed the insurance sector as an analyst in DLJ’s Equity Research Group and as an industry analyst at Marsh & McLennan. He holds a BA in economics and an MBA, both from Columbia University, and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York