DoubleLine portfolio managers, Robert Cohen & Monica Erickson speak at the new DoubleLine office in Tampa on Corporate Credit. The discussion took place on February 22, 2023.
Mr. Cohen joined DoubleLine’s Global Developed Credit (“GDC”) Group in 2012. He is a Portfolio Manager and the Director of the GDC group. He is also a permanent member of the Fixed Income Asset Allocation committee. Prior to DoubleLine, Mr. Cohen was a Senior Credit Analyst at West Gate Horizons Advisors (and its predecessor ING Capital Advisors) where he worked as an Analyst covering bank loans and high yield bonds. Prior to ING, he was an Assistant Vice President in the Asset Management Group of Union Bank where he managed a diversified portfolio of leveraged loans as well as a portfolio of CDO securities. Previous to Union Bank, he was an Associate Director of Corporate and Investment Banking at the Bank of Montreal in its Natural Resources Group. Mr. Cohen holds a BA in Economics from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the University of Southern California. He is a CFA® charterholder.
Ms. Erickson joined DoubleLine at its inception in 2009. She is Head of Investment Grade within the Global Developed Credit group and participates in DoubleLine's Fixed Income Asset Allocation committee. Prior to DoubleLine, Ms. Erickson was a Vice President in the Corporate Bond group at TCW where she was involved in the management of the Firm's corporate credit fixed income and structured products. Previous to TCW, she was a Vice President at Froley, Revy Investment Company, active in managing several convertible strategies. Ms. Erickson holds a BS in Business, summa cum laude, from the University of Southern California. She is a CFA® charterholder, a past board member of CFA® Society of Los Angeles, and the current chair of the Charter Recognition committee for the CFA® Society of Los Angeles. Ms. Erickson is also on the Educational Committee of 100 Women in Finance.