Richard Kos, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager

Richard Kos, CFA, is senior Portfolio Manager, high yield securities, at Manulife Investment Management and is manager of the high-yield bond component of several of Manulife Investment Management‘s fixed income strategies. Prior to joining the company, he held various positions with the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), which included coverage and trading of high yield bonds, coverage of the food, alcohol and tobacco sectors, and portfolio analytics. While at RBC, Richard worked under Terry Carr for a number of years before Terry recruited him to come to Manulife. Richard is a CFA charterholder.

Education: BASc (Engineering), University of Toronto, 1989; Richard Ivey School of Business (Western University), MBA, 1993

Joined Company: 2004

Began Career: 1993


1 Formerly Manulife Canadian Bond Plus Fund. On May 25, 2018, Manulife Canadian Corporate Bond Fund merged into the Manulife Canadian Unconstrained Bond Fund. 2 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. 3 Formerly Manulife Canadian Monthly Income Fund. On May 25, 2018, the Manulife Canadian Opportunities Balanced Fund merged into the Manulife Fundamental Income Fund. 4 On May 25, 2018 the Manulife Conservative Income Fund merged into the Manulife Yield Opportunities Fund. 

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