Head of US Fixed Income, Head of US High Yield
Pepper is Head of US Fixed Income and Head of US High Yield with AXA IM. Prior to joining AXA IM in 2002, Pepper was an Analyst in the Investment Banking division of Lehman Brothers, where he focused on companies in the consumer and retail sectors, and worked on a variety of M&A and high yield transactions. Since joining AXA IM, he has served in various capacities within the US High Yield team, including Head of Research, Portfolio Manager for US High Yield portfolios and co-portfolio manager for multiple Global High Yield funds. Pepper received his B.A. in Economics from Williams College and has the CFA professional designation.