David C. Hinman, CFA Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Financial and Securities & Investments

Keywords/Search Terms:

Asset Management, Bond Trading, Fixed Income, Emerging Market Debt, High Yield Bonds, CLOs, Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, Credit Derivatives, CDS, Prospectus Disclosure, Bond Defaults / Restructurings, AT1s, CoCos, Bank Loans, Bank Asset Liability, SEC Rule 144a, Bond Pricing, Chief Investment Officer


BS, Corporate Finance and Investment Management, University of Alabama; MBA, Finance, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

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Additional Information

David Hinman, CFA has nearly 25 years of fixed income asset management experience, primarily at PIMCO. In his career, he has managed CLOs, hedge funds, and closed- and open-ended mutual funds. His expertise includes analyzing, trading, and managing portfolios of credit derivatives, investment grade and high yield corporate bonds, bank loans, emerging market debt, and structured credit. As an investor, he has also participated in numerous corporate bankruptcies and debt restructurings and served on creditor workout committees. He co-founded and sold a SEC registered investment advisor, where he served as Chief Investment Officer. He has expertise regarding hedge and mutual fund disclosures, documentation, and regulations. He has detailed familiarity with bond offering documents, typical disclosures, as well as bond investor expectations regarding information provided by both issuers and underwriters. He previously held Series 3, 63, 65 and 7 licenses. He has also testified in depositions, FINRA arbitration and in federal court.