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Benjamin Caron, CFA

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 assists the senior portfolio manager in the management of several Virtus mutual funds, including the Virtus Multi-Sector Short Term Bond Fund, Virtus Multi-Sector Fixed Income Fund, Virtus Senior Floating Rate Fund, Virtus Tactical Allocation Fund, and Virtus High Yield Fund. He assists in the management of two fixed income variable insurance trust Series and the closed-end Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE: DCA), and he is a named co-portfolio manager of the Virtus Global Multi-Sector Income Fund (NYSE: VGI), a closed-end fund.

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, and he is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder. He has been working in the investment industry since 1996.