Matt Livas, CFA

Managing Director

Matt Livas, CFA, is Barings’ Head of Client Portfolio Management for the Public Fixed Income team. Matt is responsible for fundraising, product development and external communication of public fixed income strategies globally and is an observer in investment committee meetings and portfolio investment reviews. Matt has worked in the industry since 2001. Prior to joining Barings in 2022, he spent 5 years at PIMCO as the lead product strategist for global leveraged finance and multi-sector credit. Prior to PIMCO, he spent 6 years at BlackRock as Head of European Credit Product Strategy, responsible for leveraged finance and private credit strategies. Matt started his career at Morgan Stanley, where he worked for 11 years, initially as a graduate in its Investment Banking Division and subsequently as a salesperson in Fixed Income Sales & Trading covering both rates and credit products. Matt holds an M.A. (Hons) in Economics & Economic History from The University of Edinburgh and has been a CFA charter holder since 2006.

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