Benjamin Rockmuller, CFA, is Vice President and co-portfolio manager of Oppenheimer Global Allocation Fund and Oppenheimer Diversified Alternatives Fund. Additionally, Mr. Rockmuller is responsible for the primary and secondary trading of event-linked bonds and has been involved with the analysis and management of insurance related investments since 2005. He remains active in the operation of Oppenheimer Master Event-Linked Bond Fund. Previously, Mr. Rockmuller oversaw execution of quantitative trading strategies and risk management for about $24 billion of assets, including Oppenheimer Global Strategic Income Fund, Oppenheimer International Bond Fund, Oppenheimer Portfolio Series: Active Allocation Fund, and Oppenheimer Global Multi Strategies Fund.
Mr. Rockmuller holds a B.B.A in finance from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a M.B.A from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Additionally, he is a CFA® charterholder.
As recent market dives in the fall of 2008 and summer of 2011 showed, diversification can lose its efficacy when it is needed most: during sharp, rapid market dislocations. Investors… Continue Reading »