Benjamin Caron, CFA
Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager
Newfleet Asset Management, LLC
Ben Caron is a senior managing director and portfolio manager at Newfleet Asset Management, an investment management affiliate of Virtus Investment Partners.
Mr. Caron is co-portfolio manager of the Virtus Newfleet Low Duration Income Fund and the closed-end Virtus Global Multi-Sector Income Fund (NYSE: VGI). He also assists in the management of the Virtus Newfleet Multi-Sector Short Term Bond Fund, Virtus Newfleet Multi-Sector Intermediate Bond Fund, Virtus Newfleet Senior Floating Rate Fund, Virtus Tactical Allocation Fund, Virtus Newfleet High Yield Fund, two variable insurance trust Series, and the closed-end Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE: ZF).
Prior to joining Newfleet in 2011, Mr. Caron was on the fixed income team at Goodwin Capital Advisers, an investment management company that was previously a subsidiary of Virtus. He joined Goodwin Capital in 2002 as a client service associate for the institutional markets group focusing on institutional fixed income clients. Earlier in his career, he was with Fidelity Investments, where he was responsible for client management and sales in the managed account group.
Mr. Caron earned a B.A. from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from Suffolk University. He is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charterholder. Mr. Caron has been working in the investment industry since 1997.