Richard Kos, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager, High-Yield and Floating-Rate Securities, Manulife Investment Management

Richard manages the high-yield bond component of several of the firm’s fixed-income strategies. Prior to joining the firm, he held various positions with the Royal Bank of Canada, which included coverage and trading of high-yield bonds; coverage of the food, alcohol, and tobacco sectors; and portfolio analytics. Richard holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. 

Education: B.A.Sc., Engineering, University of Toronto; M.B.A., Western University–Ivey Business School

Joined the company: 2004

Began career: 1993


1 On November 7, 2014, the Manulife Balanced Income Private Pool merged into Manulife Balanced Income Private Trust. Because the fund that was merged into the Manulife Balanced Income Private Trust had a larger asset base than the Manulife Balanced Income Private Trust, the performance data for the Manulife Balanced Income Private Trust may not be provided for any period prior to the merger transaction. 2 Formerly Manulife Canadian Bond Plus Fund. On May 25, 2018, Manulife Canadian Corporate Bond Fund merged into the Manulife Canadian Unconstrained Bond Fund. 3 On April 6, 2018, the Manulife Canadian Monthly Income Class was renamed the Manulife Fundamental Income Class. On April 20, 2018, the Manulife Canadian Opportunities Balanced Class merged into the Manulife Fundamental Income Class. 4 Formerly Manulife Canadian Monthly Income Fund. On May 25, 2018, the Manulife Canadian Opportunities Balanced Fund merged into the Manulife Fundamental Income Fund. 5 On May 25, 2018 the Manulife Conservative Income Fund merged into the Manulife Yield Opportunities Fund. 

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