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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.

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The Private Credit team

Chris Gudmastad bio

Chris Gudmastad, CFA

Head of Investment Grade Private Credit

Sara Dewolfe bio

Sara DeWolfe

Director, Client Portfolio Manager

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Jake Bushey

Investment Analyst, Investment Grade Private Credit

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Michael Kelleher

Investment Analyst, Investment Grade Private Credit

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Myles Reinecke, CFA

Investment Analyst, Investment Grade Private Credit

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Jon Thompson, CFA

Investment Analyst, Investment Grade Private Credit

Investment Perspectives

Chris Gudmastad, Head of Investment Grade Private Credit unpacks the case for the asset class with Insurance AUM Journal.

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Private placement bonds allow fixed income investors the potential to expand their opportunity set and consistently improve their total returns.