Amar joined the iA Clarington investment management team as an Investment Analyst in 2013 and was named Portfolio Manager in 2016. Amar specializes in fixed income and structured finance, with an exclusive focus on U.S. and European syndicated loans, high yield bonds and collateralized loan obligations.
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 received his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Science from Pepperdine University. Amar is a CFA charterholder.
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 syndicated loans and structured credit. Amar employs a rigorous, disciplined security selection process that includes careful attention to credit risk.
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