Nikki Freeman, CFA


Senior Credit Analyst

Nikki is a Senior Credit Analyst at Pugh Capital with primary research coverage of the Utilities, Technology, and Retail sectors. She has 9 years of industry experience in credit research, portfolio management, and fixed income trading. Prior to joining Pugh Capital Nikki was a high yield research analyst at Wells Capital Management. Nikki contributed to Wells Capital’s leveraged loan market commentary and white paper publications. Prior to her role in research, Nikki served as a high yield bond and leveraged loan trader at Wells Capital. Before moving to fixed income, Nikki worked at Barclays Capital in New York as an equity financing trader specializing in convertible bond and risk arbitrage strategies. Nikki is passionate about education non-profits, and is a Co-founder of the SEO Scholars San Francisco Junior Board. Nikki graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Economics. She is also a CFA charter holder.