Amar is co-founder of Wellington Square Advisors Inc. He 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.

Amar previously spent seven years at iA Clarington and was named Portfolio Manager in 2016. Prior to that, he 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. He is a CFA charterholder.

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 syndicated loans and structured credit. Amar employs a rigorous, disciplined security selection process that includes careful attention to credit risk.

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