Amar joined the iA Clarington investment management team as a Senior Investment Analyst in 2013 and was named Portfolio Manager in 2016. Amar specializes in fixed income and structured finance, with a focus on senior loans, high yield bonds and asset backed securities.

In the past, Amar worked as an investment analyst on the debt platform of a leading U.S. private equity firm and in credit portfolio management and loan capital markets at various global investment banks.

Amar holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from Pepperdine University.

Amar's philosophy

Amar's goal is to generate consistent, attractive income for investors while reducing potential for loss. He believes that fixed-income investors can benefit from complementing their investment grade holdings with yield-enhancing asset classes such as senior loans and structured credit. Amar employs a rigorous, disciplined security selection process that includes careful attention to credit and other risks.