As some countries begin to ease lockdown restrictions, we explore the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic on the retail sector in our credit team’s latest Industry Insights video.
In this instalment of Industry Insights, Ilana Elbim, Senior Credit Analyst, asks: has the coronavirus crisis simply accelerated trends already in motion in the retail sector? To find out, watch this short video.
Ilana joined the international business of Federated Hermes in November 2015 as a credit analyst covering the automotive, leisure, retail and consumer sectors. Prior to this, she spent three years as a credit analyst at Fitch Ratings, where she performed fundamental credit analysis on a portfolio of European investment grade and high yield issuers. Prior to this, Ilana had completed various internships as part of her Master’s degrees, including equity research at Natixis specialising in the luxury goods segment in 2012, and M&A research at KPMG in 2011. Ilana has a Master’s in Management, specialising in Corporate Finance, from the ESSCA Grande Ecole, France, and an Advanced Master’s in Finance from ESCP Grande École (ranked second in the world by the FT in 2016). She holds the Certificate in ESG Investing from the CFA UK.
As the economy looks to recover, people are coming around to the idea that sustainable investing could be part of the solution. We've summed up our recent insights on environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing to bring you the latest edition of The Circular.