Please join us for our TMA Central Texas Fall 2019 kickoff meeting on Thursday, September 19, 2019, as we welcome speaker Arnold "Arne" Espe, former VP and Portfolio Manager at USAA Asset Management Company. In his presentation, "The Coming Corporate Credit Crunch," Arne will discuss the bubble brewing in the unprecedented amount of debt leverage on corporate balance sheets, the deterioration in overall corporate credit quality, and the implications for the economy and investment markets going forward.
This meeting will be held at Black's Barbecue in San Marcos, Texas. A delicious barbecue dinner and drinks will be served. We hope you will join us! Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Location: Black's Barbecue 510 Hull Street San Marcos, Texas 78666 Registration:* Members: $0 Non-Members: $35
*Please register by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Arnold “Arne” Espe retired in 2019 following a 37-year career in investment management. For the past nineteen years, Arne was a senior portfolio manager for USAA Asset Management Company, where he managed the bond portion of several USAA mutual funds including the Cornerstone fund series, and was instrumental in USAA winning several Lipper awards, including the Best Fixed Income Fund Group in 2004 and 2014. He also served as Director of Fixed Income Research during his career at USAA. Prior to USAA, Arne worked for several investment management organizations including Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Prudential Securities, NM Capital Management, and Capital Consultants. His roles included equity and bond research, portfolio management, and workouts and restructurings. Arne holds a B.S. in Economics from Willamette University and a M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Oregon. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and member of the San Antonio Financial Analysts Society. In addition to enjoying retirement and managing his personal portfolio, Arne is starting up a private equity fund to invest in distressed hotel properties.
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