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 […]
Mr. Cecchini has over two decades of experience as a market strategist and portfolio manager. Prior to joining Axonic Mr. Cecchini was Founder and Chief Strategist of AlphaOmega Advisors, an independent research and consulting firm. Prior to founding AlphaOmega Advisors, Mr. Cecchini served as a Global Chief Market Strategist as well as Head of Cross Asset Strategy at Cantor Fitzgerald. As part of the firm’s cross asset effort, the firm’s credit analytics team was part of Mr. Cecchini’s responsibility. Prior to joining Cantor, from January 2007 to December 2009, Mr. Cecchini was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Seven Bridges Management, LP. Seven Bridges was an event-driven, special situations hedge fund seeded by Ulysses Management. Prior to Seven Bridges, Mr. Cecchini spent four years at BNY Mellon’s predecessor, Mellon Financial Corporation (within its Mellon HBV Alternative Strategies, LLC subsidiary) most recently as a Managing Director and group head of distressed investing. He directed securities selection, portfolio construction and portfolio hedging. Until its acquisition by Mellon Financial, he spent three years as an analyst and senior analyst at HBV Capital Management. From 2005 through 2007 and upon its emergence from bankruptcy, he sat on the Board of Directors of a North American integrated aluminum producer. Mr. Cecchini has chaired or served on numerous equity, unsecured, secured and bank steering committees. Mr. Cecchini speaks routinely at conferences and appears on various media outlets. Mr. Cecchini holds an MBA from Columbia University (Dean’s List), a JD from Boston University School of Law (Edward F. Hennessey Scholar), and a BA from Haverford College.
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 […]