There is a very common concern that convertible securities will not perform well in a rising interest rate environment. Analysis of past rising rate periods shows that convertible returns have been neutral or positive as long as stock returns were positive. Accordingly, we do not see concern about rising interest rates alone as a good Read More
David King, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager
David King is a senior portfolio manager with the asset allocation team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Mr. King joined the firm in 2010 and has been a member of the investment community since 1983.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. King was a senior portfolio manager at Putnam Investments. Previously, he held various other roles during his 25 years at Putnam beginning as an equity research investment analyst and including associate director of equity research. Prior to that, he worked briefly at Drexel Burnham Lambert and Citibank, NA. Mr. King began his career at Manufacturers Hanover Trust (now JPMorgan Chase) in 1978.
Mr. King earned a B.S. in administration, summa cum laude, from the University of New Hampshire and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.