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Monthly European Market Wrap: April 2021

Date: April 30, 2021
Presenter: Tomas Hirst
Monthly European Market Wrap: April 2021


Join CreditSights Strategist, Tomas Hirst, as he presents the monthly European Market Wrap. He will review the past month in European credit markets, our sector and curve positioning, and what to look out for in the month ahead. There will also be the opportunity for live Q&A.

This month, Tomas will be joined by Neill Keaney, Senior HY Retail & Consumer Analyst. They will discuss the brisk pace of Euro High Yield new issuance so far in 2021 and how it is impacting the outlook for the asset class.

Tomas Hirst

Tomas joined CreditSights in 2016 as an analyst on the European strategy team, focusing on euro and sterling credit. Prior to joining the firm, Tomas worked as global homepage editor at Bloomberg and before that as a commissioning editor at The World Economic Forum. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Oxford.

Neill Keaney

Neill joined CreditSights in 2018 as a Senior Analyst in the European High Yield Group focusing on Consumer and Retail businesses. Neill has over a decade of experience within the Leveraged Finance Market in Europe on both the sell-side and most recently as a Portfolio Manager on the buy-side. Prior to that, Neill was a senior credit trader at BNP covering European Consumer, Retail and Travel issuers. Neill began his career at UBS in 2005. He holds a Masters in Business Studies from University College Dublin and a BA in Psychology, also from UCD.


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