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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, Virtus High Yield Fund, and Virtus Strategic Income Fund.

Prior to joining Virtus in 2012, Mr. Ossino was a portfolio manager at Harford Investment Management Company (2004-2011) and Hartford Funds subadviser Wellington Management (2012), where he managed mutual funds focused on bank loans and a commingled bank loan portfolio for institutional investors. Previously, 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 investment industry in 1996.