Kara is a Director on the Investment Research team at FS Investments, where she leads research efforts on the corporate credit sector and helps develop strategic education on liquid alternatives. She holds bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Accounting from Villanova University and has experience investing private credit funds and in public accounting. Kara is a Co-Chair of the FS Women’s Network and also volunteers with the firm’s financial literacy and education programs.
Kara O’Halloran, CFA
Absolute return for an uncertain world
History shows us that absolute return strategies have historically delivered on many of the goals of traditional fixed income—and have successfully navigated the challenges markets currently face.
Q3 2021: Enjoying the ride
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