The Institutional Investor Survey reflects the opinions of nearly 2,100 portfolio managers and buy-side analysts at 540 institutions that manage an estimated $9.6 trillion in U.S. fixed-income assets. These rankings are an indication of Wells Fargo’s continued dedication and thought leadership across the fixed income investing spectrum.

Economics & Strategy Team

Senior analyst and team Individual ranking
Dave Preston # 1 Collateralized Loan Obligations
George Bory (Trey Winslett and Nate Rosenbaum) # 2 Investment Grade Strategy

#1 High Grade Research Team

Senior analyst and team Individual ranking
Nicole Black (Erin Avery)
# 1 Media & Entertainment
# 1 Telecommunications Services
# 2 Technology
Todd Duvick (Michael Walsh)
# 1 Consumer Products
# 2 Retailing
Rob Hauff (Kyle Roland)
# 1 Insurance
Thierry Perrein (Kevin McClure)
# 1 REITs
James Strecker (Jonathan Landsberg)
# 1 Banks
# 3 Nonbank Financials
Jim Dunn (Eric Isch)
# 2 Basic Industries
# 2 Transportation
# 3 Aerospace & Defense
# 3 Manufacturing
Ross Payne (Michael Busche)
# 2 Energy
Kamal Patel
# 3 Electric Utilities

#3 High Yield Research Team

Senior analyst and team
Individual ranking
David Deterding (Tyler Gately)
# 1 Metals & Mining
Bryan Hunt (David Kuck)
# 1 Food & Beverages
Grant Jordan (David Eller)
# 1 Consumer Products
# 3 Retailing
Lee Brading (Melissa Zayas)
# 2 Building
Davis Hebert (Eric Fishel)
# 2 Broadcasting & Publishing
RU Telecommunications Services
James Spicer (Mark Guile)
# 2 Energy
Donovan Chaney (Brooke Burlingame)
# 3 Manufacturing / General Industries
Dennis Farrell (Andre Hester)
# 3 Gaming & Lodging
Duncan Brown (Derrick Beveridge)
RU Health Care

*RU = Runner up

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