Mark Benstead

Head of Pan European Credit

Mark Benstead
Mark is the Head of Pan European Credit with responsibility for sterling and euro investment-grade credit teams. He is the lead fund manager on the sterling flagship retail funds. Mark joined LGIM in 2014 from AXA Investment Managers where he held the title of Head of Credit, UK. Mark was closely involved with AXA’s successful entry into the buy and maintain credit strategy as well as delivering above-target performance on a range of segregated and annuity funds. Prior to that, he was at the Royal Bank of Canada in a variety of senior capital market roles, latterly as Managing Director, Head of Syndicate and European Debt Capital Markets. Mark graduated from the University College of North Wales with a BA (hons) in Economics in 1984 and from the University of Bradford Management Centre with an MBA in 1985. He also holds the Investment Management Certificate.

Other articles by Mark Benstead

Is income returning to fixed income?
Fixed income

Is income returning to fixed income?

2022 to date has been the worst ever total return period for credit investors as yields have rise...
By Mark BensteadCorinne Lewis-Reynier
13 Jun 2022
3 min read
The (w)ides of March
Mark Benstead
Fixed income

The (w)ides of March

We answer your questions on credit markets  
By Mark Benstead
05 May 2020
3 min read
Giving thanks for duration
Mark Benstead
Fixed income

Giving thanks for duration

‘Tis the season for giving thanks, at least in the world’s largest economy. But after the market...
By Mark Benstead
19 Nov 2018
3 min read
BBBs:   Please Sir, I’ve had enough?
Mark Benstead
Fixed income

BBBs: Please Sir, I’ve had enough?

The volume of BBB corporate bond issuance has exploded since the global financial crisis, with BB...
By Mark Benstead
29 Aug 2018
3 min read
Bank of England raises interest rates for the first time in 10 years
Mark Benstead
Economics

Bank of England raises interest rates for the first time in 10 years

"Yes, of course interest rates and yields can rise, just not by very much!"  This has been a (ver...
By Mark Benstead
01 Feb 2018
1 min read

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