Robert L. Cook, managing director, is the global head of the High Yield team in the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in Indianapolis, he is the lead portfolio manager and is responsible for overseeing high yield total return strategies, sub-advised mutual fund assets and absolute return credit products. Rob is also a member of the Global Fixed Income Macro Strategy Team. Prior to joining the firm in 2004, Rob spent ten years at 40|86 Advisors, most recently as co-head of the Fixed Income investment process, responsible for managing high yield total return assets and directing credit research. Previously, he worked at PNC Bank’s investment banking division in Pittsburgh, where he was involved with syndicated loans, M&A, private placements and structured products. Rob holds a B.S. in finance from Indiana University, is a member of the Indianapolis Society of Financial Analysts, and is a CFA charterholder.