The Need for Better ESG Disclosures in Leveraged Finance
PGIM Fixed Income discusses how a standardised framework can help guide the ESG disclosures that investors in the high yield and leveraged loan market require.
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Robert Cignarella, CFA, is a Managing Director and Head of U.S. High Yield for PGIM Fixed Income. Mr. Cignarella is also the co-Head of the Global High Yield Strategy. Prior to joining the Firm in 2014, Mr. Cignarella was a managing director and co-head of high yield and bank loans at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He also held positions as a high yield portfolio manager and a high yield and investment grade credit analyst. Earlier, he was a financial analyst in the investment banking division of Salomon Brothers. Mr. Cignarella received an MBA from the University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
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