Peter Cecchini, director of research at Axonic Capital, was featured on Bloomberg TV on September 15 to provide valuable insights into the high yields sector, emphasizing the significance of risk-adjusted returns and the asymmetry of returns. He contrasted this perspective with Axonic’s own outlook, highlighting their skepticism about the effectiveness of the VIX, which has […]
Mr. Nygaard joined Axonic in 2019 as a Director on the CMBS team, as well Associate General Counsel. Prior to Axonic, he worked as an Associate at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, where he represented clients in a wide range of real estate matters, including joint ventures, financings, investment sales and acquisitions, secondary market debt acquisitions/dispositions, developments, leasing, loan workouts, public/private projects and real estate related litigation matters. He previously worked as an Associate at Federman Steifman LLP, representing small to mid-size investment firms in complex and sophisticated real estate, structured financing and corporate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, lending, leasing and corporate governance. Mr. Nygaard was an Associate at Red Pine Capital Partners LLC, evaluating investment opportunities and managing existing investments for a boutique equity and real estate investment firm focused on middle-market, consumer-related businesses and real estate projects. He was additionally an Associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He received a JD at Fordham University and a BA of History at Columbia University.
With rapidly rising inflation, an aggressive rate hike campaign and persistent market volatility, there used to be more certainty that the U.S. was heading toward a recession. However, conflicting economic data points are now causing some investors to question the likelihood of such an event. On episode 99 of The Julia La Roche Show, host Julia […]
Despite earlier expectations of a weaker U.S. economy and lower asset prices this year, markets are still rallying. Equity markets are approaching previous record highs from late 2021, and high-yield option-adjusted spreads are at around 400 basis points, leaving distressed debt investors uncertain about the extent of future opportunities. However, there are ongoing signs of […]
As many investors begin to predict that the U.S. Federal Reserve will achieve its goal of combatting inflation without a recession, known as a soft landing, Peter Cecchini, director of research at Axonic Capital, is not as optimistic. CNBC’s The Closing Bell recently interviewed Cecchini LIVE on Wednesday, August 9, to learn more about why he believes […]
In a testament to our commitment to staying at the forefront of the alternative investing landscape, Axonic Capital proudly engaged in an enlightening Alternative Investment Due Diligence Event this past July. The event, hosted by Axonic partner CAIS, a trailblazing fintech leader in the realm of alternative investments, drew together industry luminaries and thought leaders for […]