Credit and Private Debt Landscape

Course Details

Accredited SAQ CWMA recertification training amounting to 1 hour of study.

Topic: Asset Classes

Subtopic: Debt Instruments



Review of recent performance data across a wide range of credit and private debt asset classes such as corporate and EM bonds, loans, CLOs, direct lending and a few alternative niche strategies.Putting the performance data into perspective, and comparing it with other events, as well as why the Coronavirus Crisis is different from other crises from a macro perspective.


Learning Outcomes

- Gain an overview of heterogeneous credit landscape. 

- Evaluate the relative attractiveness for each asset class based on risk- return metrics, measures, and models. 

- Assess the opportunities and risks across the wide range of credit and private debt asset classes.



This online video can be accessed at any time, up to the calendar year end if purchased in the first half of the year; or up the subsequent calendar year end if purchased in the second half of the year. 

In order to purchase this course CFA Society Switzerland members and guests must set up and login with a CFA Institute Id#.



CHF 100 for non-members.

CHF 60 for members of CFA Society Switzerland.







Dr. Christoph Gort, SIGLO

Dr. Christoph Gort, SIGLO

Dr. Christoph Gort is a founding partner of SIGLO and leads the credit and private debt services. He started his career at the City of Zurich Pension Fund in 2003. As a member of the investment team he oversaw the investments in hedge funds, commodities, active equities and the currency overlay program. In 2008 he joined Harcourt Investment Consulting AG as a Fund of Hedge Funds Analyst and became Head of Fund of Hedge Funds Research in 2010. In that role Christoph advised Swiss pension funds as well as private banks on fund of hedge funds investments. Christoph holds an MBA in economics from the University of Berne and a PhD from the University of Zurich, specialising in Behavorial Finance. He published academic papers as well as articles and presentations on overconfidence, pension funds, alternative investments and active management.