Alison M. Martier, CFA

Alison M. Martier, CFA

Senior Managing Director—Global Fixed Income Business Development

36 Years at AB
38 Years of experience

Alison M. Martier is a Senior Managing Director for Global Fixed Income Business Development and a Partner at AB. She previously served as senior portfolio manager and director of the Fixed Income senior portfolio manager team. Martier was director of the firm’s US Multi-Sector service from 2002 to 2007. She joined the firm in 1993 from Equitable Capital, where she began as a trader in 1979 and was named portfolio manager in 1983. She is the co-author of “LDI: Reducing Downside Risk with Global Bonds,” published in The Journal of Investing. Martier holds a BA in economics from Northwestern University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

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Strengthen Your Core

Strengthen Your Core

by Scott DiMaggio, Alison Martier
Core bond investors tend to have a strong “home bias.” But our research shows that global bonds have offered comparable historical returns and considerably lower volatility than local markets over the long term. In addition, a global approach offers protection when local rates climb.

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