General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> March 13, 2015
Focusing on Absolute-Return Objectives in the High Yield Bond Market
John McClain, CFA, serves as Credit Analyst for Diamond Hill Capital Management, Inc. He joined Diamond Hill in 2014. From 2010 to 2014, Mr. McClain was Senior Vice President – Credit at Standard Life Investments. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. McClain was at Nationwide Mutual Insurance as a management associate in the Financial Leadership Rotation Program and then an investment analyst in Distressed Debt. Mr. McClain has a Bachelor of Science in business and economics from University of Kentucky, magna cum laude; a Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University; and holds the CFA designation. Profile
Bill Zox, CFA, serves as a Portfolio Manager and Analyst for Diamond Hill Capital Management, Inc. He joined Diamond Hill in 2001. From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Zox was a tax partner at Schottenstein, Zox & Dunn, Co., LPA. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Zox was an associate at Schottenstein, Zox & Dunn, Co., LPA. Mr. Zox has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Williams College, a Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University with honors, a Master of Law in taxation from University of Florida College of Law, and holds the CFA designation. Profile
TWST: What is the investment philosophy of the Diamond Hill Strategic Income strategy?
Mr. Zox: We have absolute-return objectives that are very different than most fixed income