Municipal Bond Separately Managed Accounts—Misconceptions and Facts

Portfolio Managers Jeff Snyder and Nick Bucklin address misconceptions about SMAs and provide their views on the intricacies of managing municipal portfolios.

    Jeff Snyder

    Jeff SnyderVice President, Director – Franklin Portfolio Advisors Portfolio Management Municipal Bonds – Separately Managed Accounts

    Nick Bucklin, CFA

    Nick Bucklin, CFAVice President, Portfolio Manager

    MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT MUNICIPAL SEPARATELY MANAGED ACCOUNTS

    Portfolio Manager, Nick Bucklin debunks common misbeliefs about the portfolio construction process, including the inability to customize managed municipal portfolios, and misconceptions about liquidity.

    THREE REASONS TO USE A PROFESSIONAL MANAGER FOR MUNICIPAL PORTFOLIOS

    Jeff Snyder discusses the importance of credit analysis, access to supply in years of low inventory and purchasing power.