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Michael Kennedy

Michael Kennedy

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About Michael Kennedy

Michael Kennedy is the senior managing director of the Total Return Department for PPM America, Inc. He has over 30 years of investment industry experience and is currently responsible for Core Plus Fixed Income Strategy and other total return fixed income strategies. Mike joined PPMA in 2006 from Columbia Management Group, formerly Stein Roe & Farnham, where he was a senior vice president and portfolio manager. At Columbia, Mike was an investment grade corporate bond specialist and managed fixed income mutual funds as well as institutional client portfolios. Previously, he worked for Homewood Federal Savings & Loan as the assistant director of portfolio management. Mike earned a BS in business administration from Marquette University and a master of management degree from Northwestern University. He holds the CFA designation.

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Citywire Rating: A rated


  • FRated A in Feb 2016
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2016
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2016
  • MRated Plus in May 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2016
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2016
  • SRated A in Sep 2016
  • ORated A in Oct 2016
  • NRated AA in Nov 2016
  • DRated AA in Dec 2016


  • JRated AA in Jan 2017
  • FRated AA in Feb 2017
  • MRated AA in Mar 2017
  • ARated AA in Apr 2017
  • MRated AA in May 2017
  • JRated AA in Jun 2017
  • JRated AA in Jul 2017
  • ARated AA in Aug 2017
  • SRated A in Sep 2017
  • ORated A in Oct 2017
  • NRated A in Nov 2017


over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017
Rank 189/593 Bonds - Global
Manager Return
187 Jean-Louis Ruiz 6.5%
188 Gerhard Beulig 6.5%
189 Michael Kennedy 6.4%
189 Anthony Balestrieri 6.4%
191 Bernhard Falk 6.4%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.9% 2.1% 1.7%
2016 10.4% 2.4% 3.8% 3.4% 0.4%
2015 -3.9% 1.7% -0.6% -3.8% -1.2%
2014 2.5% 3.2% 2.5% -2.0% -1.1%
2013 4.0% 1.3% -2.4% 1.7% 3.4%
Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.