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June 16, 2022

Houston, We Have … Many Problems

By Samarjit Shankar, Managing Director and Markets Strategist, Mariner Investment Group, LLC The spaceship is seemingly veering off course and the loss of control is spooking investors. Here are some telltale signs. Rampant inflation – highest in…
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May 5, 2022

More Variables, Volatility and Vexations Ahead

By: Samarjit Shankar, Managing Director and Markets Strategist, Mariner Investment Group, LLC The Federal Reserve has delivered a widely telegraphed 50 bps rate hike this week and signaled at least two more 50 bps increments in June…
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April 4, 2022

The Fed’s Strong Medicine and Its Side-Effects

Samarjit Shankar, Managing Director and Markets Strategist, Mariner Investment Group, LLC EG Fisher, Partner and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Mariner Investment Group, LLC The outlook for global growth and inflationary pressures has become increasingly uncertain and worrisome as…
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March 7, 2022

Mariner Investment Group Announces Investment Leadership Team Transitions

NEW YORK (March 7, 2022) – Mariner Investment Group today announced some exciting changes to its leadership team.  The seamless evolution of the management team reflects Mariner’s methodical planning and ongoing talent development and will occur over…
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February 14, 2022

Who let the hawks out? Turbulence ahead as the Fed’s response unfolds

By Samarjit Shankar, Managing Director and Markets Strategist, Mariner Investment Group, LLC The latest data on U.S. consumer prices for January showed an above-consensus surge in both headline and core inflation at 7.5% and 6% respectively. These…
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January 13, 2022

Fed Up with Inflation Already – The Plot Thickens and the Pace Quickens

By Samarjit Shankar, Managing Director and Markets Strategist Mariner Investment Group, LLC The flurry of data releases around the turn of the year have made it abundantly clear that the Federal Reserve has a fair bit of catching-up…
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December 16, 2021

The Fed Summons the Cavalry At Another Historic Fed Meeting

By EG Fisher, Partner and Co-CIO Mariner Investment Group, LLC The Federal Reserve has brought out their big guns. Just 6 weeks after their November 3rd FOMC meeting where they announced a taper to their asset purchases,…
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December 7, 2021

Fed Pivot Catches Fixed Income Investors Offsides – Who is Poised to Gain?

By EG Fisher, Partner and Co-CIO Mariner Investment Group, LLC With the continuing strong inflation readings we are seeing in the US, we are suddenly faced with the very real prospect of a higher inflationary environment than…
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October 19, 2021

A Brave New World for Fixed Income Investors

By EG Fisher, Partner and Co-CIO Mariner Investment Group, LLC We are at a crossroads. With the possibility that the global pandemic’s influence on the markets may be receding, borders reopening and economies continuing to rebound, life…
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July 1, 2021

Short Agency MBS Basis

By Michael Owens, Co-head of Mariner Galton Business Development and Investor Relations Why Agency MBS May Be the Hedge Investors Need in an Uncertain Market Environment Will the Fed raise rates or let the market cycle play…
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June 3, 2021

Friday’s Unemployment Report Will Be The Most Significant Since The Pandemic Began

By EG Fisher, Partner and Co-CIO Mariner Investment Group, LLC In the few short weeks since I last wrote on the subject of inflation and the attempts by the Federal Reserve to calm the markets about a…
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May 17, 2021

Base Effects or Breakaway Inflation?

The latest CPI Index signals an end to the Risk Parity Era and ushers in a new Era of Volatility By EG Fisher, co-Chief Investment Officer Last Wednesday’s blockbuster report on the CPI Index caught most investors…
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July 16, 2020

Mariner Investment Group Completes Management Buyback from ORIX Corporation USA

NEW YORK (JULY 16, 2020) – Mariner Investment Group, LLC  (“Mariner”), the global alternative investment manager, announced today that it has completed the management buyback by Curtis Arledge, Mariner Chairman and CEO, William Michaelcheck, Mariner Founder, Partner…
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April 23, 2020

ORIX Corporation USA and Mariner Investment Group Agree to Buyout by Mariner’s Management

NEW YORK and DALLAS (April 23, 2020) – ORIX Corporation USA (“ORIX USA”) and Mariner Investment Group (“Mariner”) today announced they have reached an agreement to sell Mariner to Curtis Arledge, Mariner Chairman and CEO, William Michaelcheck,…
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May 21, 2019

EG Fisher Joins Mariner Investment Group as co-CIO and Head of Liquid Market Strategies

NEW YORK (May 21, 2019) Mariner Investment Group, the global alternative asset manager and subsidiary of ORIX Corporation USA (ORIX USA), today announced that Edward G. (“EG”) Fisher III, 50, has joined the firm as co-Chief Investment…
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March 28, 2019

Curtis Arledge Joins Mariner Investment Group as Chairman and CEO

NEW YORK (March 28, 2019) It was announced today that Curtis Arledge, 53, has joined Mariner Investment Group, LLC, the global alternative investment manager and subsidiary of ORIX Corporation USA (ORIX USA), as Chairman and Chief Executive…