Robin joined in November 2019 as a credit analyst covering the utility, healthcare, capital goods, real estate and service sectors. Prior to this, Robin worked for BBVA covering a wide range of sectors including utilities, infra & services, and telecoms, media & technology (TMT), with a strong focus on European peripheral corporates. Robin initially joined BBVA as a liability management analyst in 2017 and worked on landmark transactions, such as the first hybrid tender offer ever targeting calls over a year. Prior to BBVA, Robin worked as a high yield desk analyst at Credit Agricole CIB in New York where he covered, among others, oil & gas, aircraft lessors & rentals, hospitals, gaming & lodging, and semiconductors. Robin holds a MSc in Management from Georgia Institute of Technology and Grenoble École de Management, and is a CFA charterholder.
Sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) have grown rapidly since 2019 but the market’s preferred method for punishing companies that miss sustainability targets is flawed, argues Mitch Reznick, Federated Hermes Head of Sustainable Fixed Income.