Martin S. Fridson

Martin S. Fridson

Martin Fridson is an American author known for his application of rigorous financial theory to the field of high yield bonds. He is also a philanthropist and an author in the subjects of financial reporting, financial history, and political economy. Fridson has been referred to as the "dean of high yield debt."[2] He is currently Chief Investment Officer of Lehman, Livian, Fridson Advisors LLC, an investment firm based in New York and Miami

Fridson received his B.A. cum laude in history from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He has been a guest lecturer at the graduate business schools of Babson, Columbia, Dartmouth, Duke, Fordham, Georgetown, Harvard, MIT, New York University, Notre Dame, Rutgers and Wharton, as well as the Amsterdam Institute of Finance.

Martin Fridson is, according to The New York Times, “one of Wall Street’s most thoughtful and perceptive analysts.” The Financial Management Association International named him its Financial Executive of the Year in 2002.

In 2000, Fridson became the youngest person ever inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Hall of Fame. He was dubbed "the dean of the high yield bond market" in conjunction with being voted onto the Institutional Investor All-America research team. According to Barron’s, “No one brings more insight or a better reputation for integrity to the junk-bond market than Marty Fridson.”

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