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Francesco Ossino

Francesco Ossino

Senior Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager
Newfleet Asset Management, LLC

Frank Ossino is senior managing director, senior portfolio manager, and sector head of the bank loan asset class at Newfleet Asset Management, an investment management affiliate of Virtus Investment Partners. Mr. Ossino serves as co-portfolio manager of the Virtus Senior Floating Rate Fund and the Virtus High Yield Fund.

Prior to joining Virtus, Mr. Ossino worked as a bank loan portfolio manager from 2004 to 2012, primarily focused on mutual fund portfolios, at Hartford Investment Management, where he also managed a commingled bank loan portfolio for institutional investors.  Before that, he held a variety of credit analyst and portfolio management positions at CIGNA (2002-2004), HVB Bank (2000-2002), and FleetBoston Financial (1996-2000).

Mr. Ossino earned his M.S. in international economics and finance from Brandeis University and Luigi Bocconi University in Milan, Italy and a B.S. in economics, cum laude, from Brandeis University. He began his career in the financial services industry in 1996.