Mr. Hofer is head of Taxable Fixed Income and a 29-year veteran of BBH. Mr. Hofer spent his first 10 years at BBH as both a generalist banker and then a financial institutions specialist. Mr. Hofer joined Investment Management in 1998 as head of Insurance Asset Management, and from 2003-2006 he was Investment Management’s Chief Operating Officer and Head of Risk Management. Mr. Hofer received a BA in East Asian studies from Yale, and an MIA (Master of International Affairs) from Columbia University. From 2008 to 2014, Mr. Hofer served as Chairman of Learning Ally, a not-for-profit corporation that serves students with reading disabilities, as well as their families and schools. Mr. Hofer is also a Trustee of The Town School, in New York City.
Mr. Hohmann is the Head of Structured Products and a portfolio manager for BBH Investment Management. Mr. Hohmann has supervised security selection in commercial and agency mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, and financial institution credit since 2008. He is also a member of the Firm’s Market Risk Oversight Committee. Prior to joining BBH in 2006, he was Director of Structured Products at Munich Re and Director of Research in Capital Markets at Swiss Re. Mr. Hohmann received a BA in Economics with Distinction from Yale University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.
Mr. Kunz joined BBH in 2013 as a Portfolio Manager and Senior Credit Analyst, with investing experience across high yield bonds, leveraged loans, and distressed credit restructurings. Prior to joining BBH, Mr. Kunz was a director and senior analyst in the high yield strategies group of Deutsche Asset Management. He formerly worked in similar capacities for Oppenheimer Funds, Halcyon Management, and SunAmerica Asset Management. Mr. Kunz started his professional career as counsel to financial services institutions. Mr. Kunz received a BS in Finance from Villanova University, a JD from St. John’s University School of Law, an LLM in Corporate Law from New York University School of Law, and is a CFA charter holder.
Mr. Adam is a corporate credit analyst focusing on Banking and Financial credit investments. Prior to joining BBH, 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 received a BA in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA from Texas Tech University.
Mr. Aseff is the Head of Quantitative Research, whose team oversees Investment Management’s fixed income valuation framework, risk architecture, and performance attribution system. Prior to joining BBH, Mr. Aseff was an Economics Professor at DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in Chicago. He received a BS in Economics from the Universidad Católica Boliviana in La Paz, Bolivia, and an MS and PhD in Economics from Arizona State University’s WP Carey School of Business.
Mr. Chu is a corporate credit analyst focusing on Telecommunications, Media/Entertainment and Building Products credit investments. Prior to joining BBH, he was a senior credit analyst in the U.S. leveraged loans group of AXA Investment Managers and a leveraged loan credit analyst at WCAS Fraser Sullivan. He began his career at Lehman Brothers in their investment banking division. Mr. Chu received a BA in Government, Economics, and Asian Studies from Cornell University. He is a CFA and CAIA charter holder.
Mr. Matayev is a corporate credit analyst focusing on Basic, Industrial, and Transportation credit investments. Prior to joining BBH, Mr. Matayev was a high yield credit analyst at Moody’s Investors Service, covering a variety of industrial sectors. At Moody’s, he completed the Corporate Finance Credit Training Program. His credit expertise spans across the rating spectrum and collateral type. Mr. Matayev received a BS in Finance from New York University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
Mr. McWilliams is a member of quantitative research. Prior to joining BBH, Mr. McWilliams worked in the Market Risk Analytics group at Morgan Stanley. He received an MSci in Physics from Imperial College London and an MS in Mathematics in Finance from The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.
Mr. Nutautas is a corporate credit analyst focusing on the Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) sector. Prior to joining BBH, he worked in the Structured Finance Group at Moody's Investors Service, focusing on rating new issuance CMBS conduit and single-asset single-borrower transactions. Mr. Nutautas began his career in the commercial real estate (CRE) finance groups at Deutsche Bank and CIBC World Markets, originating, structuring, and underwriting CRE loans slated for securitization. Mr. Nutautas received a BA in Economics from Connecticut College and an MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management.
Mr. Sadarangani is a corporate credit analyst focusing on broad Consumer-related and Pharmaceutical credit investments. Prior to joining BBH, Mr. Sadarangani worked in a similar capacity for AllianceBernstein and Mutual of America Capital Management. He began his career in the special situations group of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Corporate Finance. Mr. Sadarangani received a BSE (First Class) from the National Institute of Technology, an MBA (Magna cum Laude) from the University of Notre Dame, and is a CFA charter holder.