Robert S. Kricheff (Bob) is a senior vice president and portfolio manager at Shenkman Capital Management. Before joining Shenkman Capital, he worked for more than 25 years at Credit Suisse in Leveraged Finance. Prior to leaving Credit Suisse, he was a managing director and head of the Americas High Yield Sector Strategy.
He has worked doing credit analysis in several industries, including media, cable, satellite, telecommunications, health care, gaming, and energy, and has worked with corporate bonds, loans, convertibles, preferred stocks, and credit default swaps as well as emerging market corporate bonds. He has also run strategy and has overseen portfolio analytics.
Bob is the author of A Pragmatist’s Guide to Leveraged Finance: Credit Analysis for Bonds and Bank Debt and two e-book shorts, The Role of Credit Default Swaps in Leveraged Finance Analysis with Joel S. Kent and How to Analyze and Use Leveraged Finance Bonds for Project Finance, all published by FT Press. He also contributed to the book High-Yield Bonds: Market Structure, Valuation, and Portfolio Strategies by Theodore M. Barnhill Jr., William F. Maxwell, and Mark R. Shenkman, published by McGraw-Hill.
Bob graduated from New York University School of Arts & Science with a BA in journalism and economics and received an MSc in financial economics from the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies.