WFAM U.S. High Yield Fixed Income

The WFAM U.S. High Yield Fixed Income team utilizes a rigorous, bottom-up approach to security selection:

  • Focuses on credit fundamentals and avoids momentum-driven strategies
  • Manages credit risk and invests opportunistically when the reward justifies the risk
  • Diversifies portfolios across issuers, sectors, and maturities
  • Documents rationale supporting each initial investment in a credit
  • Uses a contrarian philosophy with an emphasis on the relative risk/reward characteristic of each individual credit
  • Uses the vast resources of Wells Capital Management to support the team's intensive research philosophy

Portfolio management team

Niklas Nordenfelt, CFANiklas Nordenfelt, CFA
Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, and Co-Head
27 years investment experience
Philip SusserPhilip Susser
Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, and Co-Head
23 years industry experience
Thomas M. Price, CFAThomas M. Price, CFA
Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager
28 years investment experience
Menomonee Falls, WI and San Francisco, CA

Team location

Menomonee Falls, WI
San Francisco, CA

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