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Patrick Zeenni, CFA

Head of Investment Grade & Credit Arbitrage

Patrick Zeenni, CFA has been Head of Investment Grade & Credit Arbitrage Management since 2019. Prior to that, he was Deputy Head of High Yield & Credit Arbitrage management since 2011.

Before joining Candriam in 2009, Patrick began his career in 1995 in Bond Origination at Société Générale, moving a year later to Bayerische Landesbank as Head of Bonds and Derivatives. In 2003, he became a Senior Credit Fund manager at Candriam.

Patrick holds Master’s degrees in Finance and in Financial Markets from Paris Dauphine University. He has been a CFA charterholder since 2010.

Discover the latest articles by Patrick Zeenni, CFA

Patrick Zeenni, Fixed Income, ESG, SRI, Credit

A sweet spot for euro investment grade investors

After 2022, which covered the end of a decade of monetary policy loosening, 2023 has been the year of the repricing of the whole interest rate curve. The end of Central Banks’ "higher for longer" mantra supported a steepening of the yield curves and repriced real interest rates which are back now in positive territory, for the first time in close to ten years.
Q&A, Philippe Noyard, Patrick Zeenni, Nicolas Jullien, Fixed Income

A long/short credit with a long bias

We continue to discover interesting opportunities in the corporate bond universe. Philippe Noyard, Global Head of Fixed Income at Candriam, Patrick Zeenni, CFA, Head of Investment Grade & Credit Arbitrage, and Nicolas Jullien, CFA, Head of High Yield & Credit Arbitrage, explain how their approach aims to optimise the credit market’s potential with the objective of generating returns.
Q&A, Patrick Zeenni, Guillaume Benoit, Mouine Darwich

Credit Long Short: a diversified alternative strategy targeting moderate volatility

Patrick Zeenni, CFA, Head of Investment Grade & Credit Arbitrage, Guillaume Benoit, Senior Fund Manager / Credit Analyst and Mouine Darwich, CFA, Fund manager/ Quantitative credit Analyst explain why a Credit Long Short strategy could be a "must have" in a diversified portfolio.

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