Investment Team

Mr. Hofer is a Portfolio Manager for BBH Investment Management and Head of Taxable Portfolio Management. He joined BBH in 1988 and spent his first 10 years as a generalist banker and then a financial institutions specialist. He transferred to BBH Investment Management in 1998 as the Head of Insurance Asset Management and from 2003-2006 was BBH Investment Management’s Chief Operating Officer and Head of Risk Management. Mr. Hofer holds an undergraduate degree in East Asian Studies from Yale University and an MIA from Columbia University.

Mr. Hohmann is a Portfolio Manager for BBH Investment Management and Head of Structured Products Research and Strategy. Prior to joining BBH Investment Management in 2006, he was a director of structured products at Munich Re and also a director of research in capital markets at Swiss Re. Mr. Hohmann holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Yale University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with Distinction, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.

Paul Kunz, CFA Fixed Income Analyst

Mr. Kunz is a credit analyst covering high yield bonds, leveraged loans, and distressed credit restructurings. Prior to joining BBH Investment Management in 2013, he was a director and senior analyst in the high yield strategies group of Deutsche Asset Management. He also worked in similar capacities for Oppenheimer Funds, Halcyon Management, and SunAmerica Asset Management. Mr. Kunz started his professional career as an in-house attorney for financial services institutions. Mr. Kunz holds an undergraduate degree in Finance from Villanova University, a JD from St. John’s University School of Law, and an LLM in Corporate Law from New York University School of Law. He is a CFA charterholder.

Stephen Adam Fixed Income Analyst

Mr. Adam is a credit analyst covering banks and broker/dealers. Prior to joining BBH Investment Management in 2004, he was an analyst in the North American Banks Division at Bank of New York. He began his career at Bank of America where he completed the formal credit training program as a research analyst. Mr. Adam holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA from Texas Tech University.

Robert Matayev Fixed Income Analyst

Mr. Matayev is a credit analyst covering cyclical industrials with additional credit expertise across ratings and collateral type. Prior to joining BBH Investment Management in 2003, he spent eight years as a high yield credit analyst at Moody’s Investors Service covering a variety of domestic industrial sectors. He also completed the Moody’s corporate finance credit training program. Mr. Matayev holds an undergraduate degree in Finance and International Business from New York University and an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business.

Vaidas Nutautas Fixed Income Analyst

Mr. Nutautus is a structured credit analyst covering the Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) sector. Prior to joining BBH Investment Management in 2013, he worked in the Structured Finance Group at Moody's Investors Service, focusing on CMBS conduit/fusion new issuance ratings and single-asset large loan transactions, and in the commercial real estate (CRE) finance groups at Deutsche Bank and CIBC World Markets where he originated, structured, and underwrote CRE loans for securitization. Mr. Nutautus holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Connecticut College and an MBA from Cornell University Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Rishi Sadarangani, CFA Fixed Income Analyst

Mr. Sadarangani is a credit analyst covering consumer products, healthcare, homebuilding, managed care, pharmaceutical, retail, and technology industries. Prior to joining BBH Investment Management in 2011, he worked in a similar capacity for the fixed income investments division at AllianceBernstein with a focus on both leveraged bank loans and high yield and investment grade corporate bond research. Prior to AllianceBernstein, he worked as an equity and fixed income research analyst for Mutual of America Capital Management and as a special situations analyst for PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance. Mr. Sadarangani holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the National Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. He is a CFA charterholder.

Gary P. Simonelli Fixed Income Analyst

Mr. Simonelli is a structured credit analyst covering consumer and equipment asset backed securities and commercial mortgage backed securities. Prior to joining BBH Investment Management in 1990, he was employed by United Jersey Bank. Mr. Simonelli holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Rutgers University and an MBA from St. John’s University.

 

Richard Wu Fixed Income Analyst

Mr. Wu is a credit analyst covering the real estate, infrastructure, and life insurance sectors. Prior to joining BBH Investment Management in 2010, he worked at Assured Guaranty where he was an analyst in the CDO group and the Public Finance group. Mr. Wu holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Enoch Chu, CFA, CAIA Fixed Income Analyst

Mr. Chu is a credit analyst for BBH taxable fixed income strategies. Prior to joining BBH Investment Management in 2015, he was a senior credit analyst in the US leveraged loans group of AXA Investment Managers. Prior to that, he worked as a credit analyst at WCAS Fraser Sullivan, a leveraged loan and high yield manager. He began his career at Lehman Brothers in their investment banking division. Mr. Chu holds an undergraduate degree in Government, Economics and Asian Studies from Cornell University. He is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.