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Investment grade private credit

Navigating the specialized world of private credit

Combining our fundamental research expertise, deep experience in fixed income, and unrelenting search for investment value, Securian Asset Management has grown to become a leading asset manager in the private credit market.

Investment Grade Private Credit investing

For institutional investors

Private Placement strategy

Investment Grade Private Credit bonds offer the potential for enhanced yields, and can increase diversification by accessing companies not available in the public market. Our strategy invests primarily in investment-grade U.S. and foreign private placement securities.

The Private Credit team

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John Heshelman, CFA

Vice President, Head of Private Credit

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Sara McCrady

Director, Client Portfolio Manager

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Jon Thompson, CFA

Senior Investment Analyst, Investment Grade Private Credit

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Michael Kelleher

Investment Analyst, Investment Grade Private Credit

Nicholas Reichter

Nicholas E. Reichter, CFA

Investment Analyst, Investment Grade Private Credit

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Elias Freberg

Investment Analyst, Investment Grade Private Credit

Investment grade private credit quarterly update

IG Private Credit: Managing through Change

Sara McCrady, Client Portfolio Manager, and Michael Kelleher, Investment Analyst, discuss IG Private Credit managing through change.

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New private letter rule brings improved risk assessment  (article with video)

In a long-anticipated move, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has enacted a new set of rules changing how risk rating rationales are created and reported for private credit investments called private placements.

A complementary source for additional yield: Investment Grade Private Credit  (article with video)

Buying and holding investment grade private credit to maturity could provide a reliable income stream that can complement a core fixed income portfolio and help meet almost every institution’s needs

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