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MSFE & MBA Brown Bag Talk: Emerging Markets in a New World Order

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Please join us in welcoming Robert Abad from Western Asset Management on Thursday, February 16 for a Brown Bag Talk on Emerging Markets in ACB 214. This talk is ideal for students who are subscribed to the Global Management concentration and FE students who have interest in global/international issues.

MSFE & MBA Brown Bag Talk: Emerging Markets in a New World Order

Robert Abad, Western Asset Management

Thursday, February 16

11:30am - 1:30pm

ACB 214


Emerging Markets in a New World Order - lots of debate about whether there is decoupling between the developed and emerging world and whether the emerging world will eventually surpass the developed world. This discussion brings a holistic approach to analyzing these questions.

Robert Abad helps to oversee $38 billion at Western Asset Management (WAMCO), a Pasadena, CA based global fixed income management firm with $440 billion in assets under management. Robert began his career at Merrill Lynch in the early 1990s and was named to the Institutional Investor Latin America Research Team in 1994. Since then, he has worked in various emerging markets research, portfolio management and risk management roles on both the sell side and buy side. Robert holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School, a Master in International Affairs degree (specializing in Economic and Political Development) from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, and a BS from New York University's Stern School of Business.





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