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Gershon Distenfeld

Gershon Distenfeld

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About Gershon Distenfeld

Gershon Distenfeld was born in 1975 in New York. He holds BA in finance from the Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University in New York and is a CFA Charterholder. He started his career in July 1997 at Lehman Brothers as an emerging markets operations analyst, and in May 1998 joined Alliance Bernstein as a high yield trader. He then started managing high yield portfolios and is currently director of high yield. Outside of work, Gershon enjoys golf, backgammon and American football.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013


  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JNot rated in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2014
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2014


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2015
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2015
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2015
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2015
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2015
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2015
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2015
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2015
  • DNot rated in Dec 2015


  • JNot rated in Jan 2016
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
  • ANot rated in Aug 2016
  • SNot rated in Sep 2016
  • ONot rated in Oct 2016
  • NNot rated in Nov 2016
  • DNot rated in Dec 2016


  • JNot rated in Jan 2017
  • FNot rated in Feb 2017
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2017
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2017
  • MRated Plus in May 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2017
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2017
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2017
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2017
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2017
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2017


  • JNot rated in Jan 2018
  • FNot rated in Feb 2018
  • MNot rated in Mar 2018
  • ANot rated in Apr 2018


over : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018
Manager Return
165 David Ennett 3.5%
166 You-Xuan Chen 3.5%
167 Gershon Distenfeld 3.5%
168 Michael Buchanan 3.4%
169 Dan Fuss 3.4%
169 Matthew Eagan 3.4%
169 Elaine M. Stokes 3.4%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.1%
2017 6.0% 2.4% 1.5% 1.4% 0.6%
2016 11.5% 2.8% 3.5% 3.6% 1.2%
2015 -2.6% 1.5% 0.3% -3.3% -1.0%
2014 1.7% 2.3% 1.8% -1.8% -0.6%
2013 -1.9% 2.2% 2.8%

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.