Samantha Kappagoda was Elected to the Boards of the Credit Suisse US Mutual Funds as an Independent Director / Trustee

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Risk Economics, Inc. is pleased to announce that Samantha Kappagoda, Chief Economist, has been elected to the Boards of the Credit Suisse US Mutual Funds as an Independent Director/Trustee, effective January 1, 2023.

The Credit Suisse US Mutual Funds are managed by Credit Suisse Asset Management, LLC, which is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Credit Suisse Group AG. The Credit Suisse US Mutual Funds include eight funds investing in commodity, quantitative and high yield and credit strategies:

  • Closed-End Funds: Credit Suisse Asset Management Income Fund (NYSE: CIK) and Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund (NYSE:DHY)
  • Open-End Funds: Credit Suisse Commodity Return Strategy Fund, Credit Suisse Floating Rate High Income Fund, Credit Suisse Strategic Income Fund, Credit Suisse Managed Futures Strategy Fund, Credit Suisse Multialternative Strategy Fund, and Credit Suisse Trust – Commodity Return Strategy Portfolio

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Ms Kappagoda, is Chief Economist and Co-Founder of Risk Economics, a New York based advisory firm, and Research Advisor at RiskEcon® Lab @ Courant Institute. Her primary focus is the development of analytics for modeling trends and patterns across global asset classes, markets, regions, sectors and industries. Her areas of expertise and experience include portfolio strategy for foreign exchange, fixed income, commodities, and capital markets activity as well as econometric time-series and longitudinal analyses of business cycle dynamics, retail consumer behavior, real estate and housing markets, consumption spending and labor income, income distribution related to health, aging, retirement, population and immigration, and other demographic and socioeconomic indicators.

About Risk Economics, Inc.
Risk Economics specializes in economic analysis of risk and liability. It provides advisory services at the intersection of commercial business-process engineering and risk engineering with a particular focus on coupling commercial reinsurance and financial technology, through the rigorous application of agent-based, demographic, and statistical methodologies to microeconomic and macroeconomic analytics.

The RiskEcon® client roster is diverse and includes governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, global insurance and reinsurance firms, leading law firms, technology firms, global banking institutions, asset management firms, multinational corporations with interests in natural resources, commodities, and energy, as well as government agencies and regulators. For further information, please visit: