Matthew J. Eagan, CFA®
Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager
Loomis, Sayles & Company
Matt Eagan is an executive vice president, portfolio manager and co-head of the full discretion team at Loomis, Sayles & Company. He is also a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Matt has over 30 years of investment industry experience as a portfolio manager and fixed income analyst.
Matt joined Loomis Sayles in 1997 as a fixed income research analyst for the multisector fixed income team and became a portfolio manager in 2000. He was promoted to co-head of the full discretion team in 2012. Previously, Matt was a senior fixed income analyst at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and a senior credit analyst at BancBoston Financial Company. He earned a BA from Northeastern University and an MBA from Boston University.
Matt is a co-founder of the Loomis Sayles Allies group, which is dedicated to supporting the firm’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a member of the leadership council for Boston Scores, a nonprofit that helps youth build essential life skills and character through soccer and team-based enrichment programs. He is also a member of the Boston Economic Club and CFA Society Boston.
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Focusing on the area between investment grade and high yield corporate bonds can be advantageous, explains Loomis Sayles’ Fixed Income Manager Matt Eagan.
With bond yields higher than they’ve been in years, Fixed Income Manager Matt Eagan discusses the opportunities he is pursuing in the fixed income markets.
High yield is in relatively good shape if recession hits while bank loans are more challenged. Matt Eagan of Loomis Sayles’ Full Discretion Team explains.