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Income Investors’ 2022 Outlook: Handle with Care

January 27 2021

Income investors are at a crossroad. Low interest rates combined with uncertainty around growth, inflation and central bank policy have created a challenging backdrop heading into 2022. To successfully navigate the coming year, investors will need to be highly selective and flexible to adjust portfolios to the changing environment. Watch AllianceBernstein’s Income Investors’ 2022 Outlook webcast to hear from AB’s experts.

About the Presenter

Brian Resnick, CFA

Brian Resnick, CFA, Director and Senior Investment Strategist—Fixed Income and Multi Asset , Brian Resnick is Director and Senior Investment Strategist for Fixed Income and Multi Asset. Prior to joining AB, he was a vice president and account manager at PIMCO, where he worked closely with financial intermediaries serving the private wealth marketplace. Previously, Resnick was a director of institutional services at Lord Abbett, working with institutional investment consultants, foundations and sub-advised funds-of-funds. He has been an investment professional since 2004. Resnick holds a BS in economics from Carnegie Mellon University and an MS in financial engineering from Baruch College, and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

Fahd Malik

Fahd Malik, Portfolio Manager—Income Strategies, Fahd Malik is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager on the Fixed Income team, responsible for Income Strategies. His focus is on creating portfolios that utilize a multi-sector approach to generate efficient income. Prior to taking on this role, Malik served as a portfolio manager for AB’s Absolute Return fund. He joined the firm in 2006 and has extensive experience in systematic, market-neutral, risk-mitigating and derivative strategies. Malik holds a BS in electrical and computer engineering from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and an MS in mathematics in finance from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. Location: New York

Will Smith, CFA

Will Smith, CFA, Director—US High Yield , Will Smith is a Senior Vice President and Director of US High Yield Credit. He is also a member of the High Income, Global High Yield, Limited Duration High Income, Short Duration High Yield and European High Yield portfolio-management teams. Smith designed and is one of the lead portfolio managers for AB’s Multi-Sector Credit Strategy, which invests across investment-grade and high-yield credit sectors globally. He leads the monthly High Yield portfolio-construction meeting, and is a member of the Credit Research Review Committee, which determines investment policy for the firm’s credit-related portfolios. Smith has authored several papers and blogs on high-yield investing, including one on the importance of using a probability-based framework to build better portfolios. He joined AB in 2012, and spent 2014 in London as part of the European High Yield portfolio-management team. Smith started his career with UBS Investment Bank, working as an analyst with the Credit Risk team and then later on the Fixed Income sales and trading desk. He holds a BA in economics from Boston College and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

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