Anders Persson is a Managing Director for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Persson is head of Fixed Income Research and is responsible for managing the organization’s global public fixed income research analysts. His team supports sovereign, municipal, corporate credit, and structured finance mandates. Mr. Persson is also a portfolio manager responsible for managing the organization’s leveraged loan portfolios. Previously, he was a senior research analyst for the high-yield team for six years and was responsible for covering media, technology, and healthcare sectors. He also served as an investment grade research analyst, responsible for covering media, technology and telecommunication sectors. Mr. Persson joined TIAA-CREF in 2005.
Mr. Persson has over 20 years of investment experience including sell-side and buy-side leveraged finance responsibilities. Prior to joining the TIAA-CREF organization, he was a founding member of the team that established SG Cowen’s European High Yield effort in London and later worked to establish the high yield research effort within Schroders Investment. He has also worked as a sell-side high yield research analyst at Wells Fargo (formerly First Union).Mr. Persson holds a B.S. from Lander College and an M.B.A. from Winthrop University. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the North Carolina Society of Security Analysts.