George Flynn, Managing Director
George has 15 years’ experience in high yield. He started his career at ECM Asset Management in 2005 where he worked as a Senior Analyst covering High Yield as well as some Emerging Markets and Investment Grade companies. George then worked from 2014 – 2018 at Pictet Asset Management, one of Europe’s largest High Yield managers, as a Senior High Yield Analyst with a coverage universe including special situations and distressed debt.
George has a long track record of successful investment positioning in high yield. Some of his top calls include underweights in New Look, IKKS, Douglas and Boparan and overweights in Matalan, Hema, Valeant (into its turnaround), PVH, Enquest and Tesco property bonds.
George has a broad skill set that has allowed him to implement a Quantamental approach to investment research, combining fundamental and quantitative / machine learning techniques.
George is a qualified CFA and holds a First Class Honours degree in Biochemistry and Pharmacology from Southampton University. He is fluent in Python, C#, VBA and SQL.