Seth Timen Named Co-Head of the Loomis Sayles Disciplined Alpha Team

By Benzinga7 days ago

  • Seth Timen is now co-head of the Loomis Sayles Disciplined Alpha team alongside Lynne Royer
  • The team manages more than $16.3 billion across the disciplined alpha platform as of December 31, 2020

Loomis, Sayles & Company, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, announced today that Seth Timen was promoted to co-head of the Loomis Sayles Disciplined Alpha team along side Lynne Royer, effective January 1, 2021. Seth reports to David Waldman, deputy chief investment officer of Loomis Sayles.

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Seth Timen is co-head of the Disciplined Alpha team at Loomis, Sayles & Co. (Photo: Business Wire)

The Loomis Sayles Disciplined Alpha team currently manages $16.3 billion across a suite of disciplined alpha products. The team believes they can produce alpha consistently by understanding where bonds should trade at any given time and making good judgments within a structured process every day. Their $8.0 billion flagship Core Disciplined Alpha strategy, which launched in 2010, has delivered its investors a return of 4.52% gross (4.33% net) since inception on September 1, 2010, versus the 3.59 % return of the Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (through December 31, 2020). Integrated real-time risk management helps support the entire process from security selection to sector, curve, and duration positioning. The team also manages the Loomis Sayles Corporate Disciplined Alpha, Long Corporate Disciplined Alpha, Long Credit Disciplined Alpha and Intermediate Core Disciplined Alpha strategies.

In his new role, Seth will partner with team co-founder Lynne Royer on portfolio holdings and team management, as well as marketing and client service efforts. He will also retain some trading and portfolio construction responsibilities. Seth joined Loomis Sayles as a credit trader in 2010 from Pequot Capital Management. He was promoted to senior credit trader in 2014 and credit portfolio manager in 2016. Previously, Seth was an associate at Credit Suisse, where he assisted with corporate bond investment and strategy execution for institutional clients. He earned a BA from the University of Michigan.

“Seth has made significant contributions to the disciplined alpha platform over the past 10 years in alpha generation and pursuing ...

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