Peter Cecchini, director of research at Axonic Capital, was featured on Bloomberg TV on September 15 to provide valuable insights into the high yields sector, emphasizing the significance of risk-adjusted returns and the asymmetry of returns. He contrasted this perspective with Axonic’s own outlook, highlighting their skepticism about the effectiveness of the VIX, which has […]
Prior to joining Axonic Capital, Mr. Saypoff was Senior Counsel at Wells Fargo from November 2010 through March 2013 where he worked on fixed income derivatives transactions and regulatory matters. From August 2008 through November 2010, Mr. Saypoff was General Counsel for NewOak Capital, a broker dealer and investment advisory firm. From October 1994 through August 2008, Mr. Saypoff was employed by Barclays Capital where he held a variety of positions, including Managing Director in its Global Credit Derivatives and Agency CDO Group. Mr. Saypoff was employed by Hughes Hubbard & Reed from July 1992 through October 1994 and by Cravath, Swaine & Moore from October 1985 through July 1992. Mr. Saypoff received a J.D. (1986), M.B.A. (1983) and B.S. (1981) from New York University. He is admitted to practice law in New York.
With rapidly rising inflation, an aggressive rate hike campaign and persistent market volatility, there used to be more certainty that the U.S. was heading toward a recession. However, conflicting economic data points are now causing some investors to question the likelihood of such an event. On episode 99 of The Julia La Roche Show, host Julia […]
Despite earlier expectations of a weaker U.S. economy and lower asset prices this year, markets are still rallying. Equity markets are approaching previous record highs from late 2021, and high-yield option-adjusted spreads are at around 400 basis points, leaving distressed debt investors uncertain about the extent of future opportunities. However, there are ongoing signs of […]
As many investors begin to predict that the U.S. Federal Reserve will achieve its goal of combatting inflation without a recession, known as a soft landing, Peter Cecchini, director of research at Axonic Capital, is not as optimistic. CNBC’s The Closing Bell recently interviewed Cecchini LIVE on Wednesday, August 9, to learn more about why he believes […]
In a testament to our commitment to staying at the forefront of the alternative investing landscape, Axonic Capital proudly engaged in an enlightening Alternative Investment Due Diligence Event this past July. The event, hosted by Axonic partner CAIS, a trailblazing fintech leader in the realm of alternative investments, drew together industry luminaries and thought leaders for […]