Brandywine Global: Cutting through the noise of volatile fixed income markets

Date: Wednesday, March 09, 2022
Time: 3:00 PM CET | 2:00 PM GMT
Duration: 30 minutes

The current market environment poses challenges on fixed income investing. How will inflation and upcoming central bank decisions impact global fixed income markets? What are the sources of generating alpha in a rising rates environment?

These and other questions will be discussed in our live webinar with Brian Kloss, Renato Latini, and Katie Klingensmith from Brandywine Global, a Specialist Investment Manager of Franklin Templeton.

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Brian L. Kloss, JD, CPA

Portfolio Manager, Brandywine Global *

Brian Kloss is a Portfolio Manager on the Global Fixed Income team. He joined Brandywine Global in December 2009, bringing with him over 10 years of high yield and distressed debt experience. Previously, Brian was co-portfolio manager at Dreman Value Management, LLC (2007-2009); high yield analyst/trader at Gartmore Global Investments (2002-2007); high yield and equity portfolio manager and general analyst at Penn Capital Management, Ltd. (2000-2002); an analyst with The Concord Advisory Group, Ltd. (1998-2000); and an international tax consultant with Deloitte & Touche LLP (1995-1998). Brian earned his J.D. from Villanova School of Law and graduated summa cum laude with B.S. in Accounting from University of Scranton. He is also a member of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bar and is a Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountant.

Renato Latini, CFA

Associate Portfolio Manager & Senior Research Analyst, Brandywine Global *

Renato is an associate portfolio manager and senior research analyst on the Global Fixed Income team. He is responsible for providing global macro analysis, credit research and portfolio management decisions. Renato joined Brandywine Global in 2006 as a trader for the Firm's Global Fixed Income and related strategies. Prior to joining Brandywine Global in 2006, Renato was an investment analyst at Watson Wyatt Investment Consulting (2004-2006). He is a CFA® charterholder and earned a B.A. in Physics and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.


Katie Klingensmith

Senior Vice President & Investment Specialist, Brandywine Global *

Katie provides research and communication to clients, consultants, and prospects in support of our investment strategies and global macroeconomic views. She joined the Firm in 2021 from Franklin Templeton, where she worked as an Investment Director for Templeton Global Macro (2016-2021). Katie previously served as a senior currency and macro analyst and client-facing resource at UBS (2006-2015), an international economist for the US Treasury focused on Latin America (2004-2006), and an analyst at the Federal Reserve Board on emergency liquidity (2001-2004). Katie also held roles at BankBoston in Argentina, ACCION International, and the World Bank. She holds a B.A. with High Honors from Swarthmore College, an M.P.P. from Harvard's Kennedy School, and received a Fulbright Fellowship (University of Coimbra) and a Paul Harris Rotary Graduate Fellowship (University of Buenos Aires). She has lived and studied in Spain, El Salvador, Portugal, Argentina, Brazil and Switzerland. Katie holds FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63.

*A Franklin Templeton Specialist Investment Manager