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- HIMCO Hires Marketer To Target Public Plans. Philley, Alicia // Investment Management Weekly;06/21/99, Vol. 12 Issue 24, p6
Reports the appointment of Ronan Burke as vice president of public fund institutional sales for Hartford Investment Management Co. (HIMCO). Why the Hartford Financial Services Group established HIMCO; Amount of assets under management by the company; Career background of Burke.
- Hartford's Bacevich Navigates Rough Markets. R. K // Bank Loan Report;7/14/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 28, p1
An interview with Mike Bacevich is presented. When asked about the investing philosophy of Hartford Investment Management Co., he says that it is centered on avoiding potential losses due to returns limited to the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR). Bacevich states that the company aims to...
- Hartford Offering Three New Funds. Ackermann, Matt // American Banker;6/11/2007, Vol. 172 Issue 111, p7
This article reports that Hartford Financial Services Inc. of Connecticut has two new fixed-income funds and a new fund of funds. The Hartford High Yield Municipal Bond Fund is designed to maximize tax-free income, while the Hartford Strategic Income Fund focuses on emerging markets. The...
- Availability Hampering High-Yield Funds, Darcy Says. Seymour, Dan // Bond Buyer;3/22/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33285, p6
The article reports on the statement from Joseph Darcy, manager of the Hartford High-Yield Municipal Bond Fund, concerning the factors affecting high-yield performance in the U.S. He mentions the significant increase in demand as a result that hampers high-yield funds. It states that the fund's...
- These are your father's muni guys: Industry shows its age. Heaton, Kenneth // Bond Buyer;06/01/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30652, p1
Reports on the difficulties of hiring municipal bond market professionals in the United States. Business graduates interested in municipal bonds; Effects of talent drought on the industry.
- Dearth of supply requires some creative solutions from fund managers. Polyak, Ilana // Bond Buyer;10/28/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30261, p9
Focuses on the strategies of various municipal bond fund managers in Minnesota to boost performance. Includes buying of cushion bonds when they are cheaper; Selection of a high-yielding sectors such as housing, education and senior living.
- Ohio managers face scarce supply, but cite state's diversity. Karchmer, Jennifer // Bond Buyer;01/27/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30566, p7
Focuses on the efforts of fund managers in Ohio to combat the effects of the lack of supply of municipal bonds in the state. Combining of credit quality with other sectors; Success in diversifying its industrial base; Emphasis on agricultural and multifamily housing sectors.
- The rise of consultants. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;03/17/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30600, p1
Reports that municipal securities dealers have increased their expenditures on consultants to obtain business in the United States. Level of compensation of financial consultants; Review of firms' quarterly G-38 filings.
- Managers slash their inventory of zeros, but they still have their place. Cintron, Ivan // Bond Buyer;01/25/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30564, p8
Focuses on the views of fund managers on the potential of zero-coupon municipal bonds. Narrowing of spreads between zero-coupon bonds and current-coupon securities; Effectiveness of zeros as tools to lengthen duration and provide funds with call protection.