Gershon Distenfeld

Gershon Distenfeld

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Gershon Distenfeld is Senior Vice President and Co-Head of Fixed Income at AllianceBernstein. In this role, he is responsible for the management and strategic growth of AB’s fixed-income business. With 22 years of experience in the markets, Distenfeld has published a number of papers, including one on high-yield bonds being ideal substitutes for equities and another on the often-misunderstood disparities between loans and high-yield bonds.

Professional Experience

Academic History

        • Distenfeld is also a Director of Credit and a member of the Operating Committee at AB, where he oversees all of the firm's Credit-related strategies.
        • He co-manages AB’s multiple-award-winning High Income Fund and the multiple-award-winning Global High Yield and American Income portfolios.
        • He designed and is one of the lead portfolio managers for AB’s Multi-Sector Credit Strategy.