For the right sized asset manager, disruptions in the fixed income market can create short-term opportunities. Liquidity has deteriorated in recent years and can escalate when a mega manager needs to sell a large position. The case for exercising caution around interest rates is strong, but investors shouldn’t paint all bonds with the same brush.
Colin J. Lundgren, CFA, Head of U.S. Fixed Income
Colin Lundgren is Head of U.S. Fixed Income at Columbia Management. In this role, Mr. Lundgren is responsible for investment oversight of managed and owned fixed-income portfolios, leading a team of experienced investment professionals. Prior to his current role, he was a sector leader for institutional fixed-income and asset allocation products. In addition, he held positions of responsibility for the development and operation of enhanced equity index products, fixed-income quantitative analysis, mortgage analysis and management of the investment statistical analysis group. Mr. Lundgren joined Columbia Management Investment Advisers in 1986 and has been a member of the investment community since then.
Mr. Lundgren earned a B.A. in political science from Lake Forest College. He is a member of the CFA Society of Minnesota. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.