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Michael Freno

Head of Global Markets

Michael Freno

Michael Freno is Head of Global Markets for Barings, which encompasses all of the firm’s fixed income, public equity and multi-asset investment teams. Michael is also the Chairman of the Global High Yield Allocation Committee and a member of the Global Distressed Committee. Michael has worked in the industry since 1999 and has extensive experience on the buy-side, focusing on both equity and debt investments. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, he was a research analyst for Mangan & McColl Partners, LLC, where he focused on equity and credit analysis for the firm's special situations and distressed investments. Prior to that, he was a Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Michael holds a B.A. from Furman University and an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University.