Our commitment to performance with purpose.


Since 1938, MacKay Shields has partnered with clients to help meet their investment goals through high quality products and exceptional service. We serve a prominent group of pension funds, government and financial institutions, family offices, high net worth individuals, endowments, and foundations from across the globe.

Boutique Approach

Boutique investment teams utilize their own philosophy, processes, and experience to add value across capital markets.

Strategies

High Touch Service

We offer our clients direct access to our investment teams. We’re well aware that our people are the best investment of all.

Our Investment Teams

Responsibility In Action

We provide purposeful opportunities for our employees and promote the well-being of the environment and communities in which we work and live.

Responsibility

Equitable for All—Visualizing Our Differences

At MacKay Shields we commit to the equitable treatment of all. To demonstrate this, MacKay worked with artist and photographer Maya Barkai to create this piece, which is meant to embody our diversity, equity and inclusion (left image). The piece of art (right) is created by MacKay's own Alina Sysak and represents the unique and diverse makeup of our firm. 

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022–A Look at Key Implications

To offer perspective on the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA), MacKay Shields is publishing a series that looks at the potential impact on the environment, inflation, and corporate sectors. 

Responsible Investing Can Align Equity and Fixed Income Investor Interests, Benefitting Both

Equity investors, as owners, and credit investors, as lenders, are often at odds, particularly with respect to the best use of corporate cash. But if each group looks at corporate issuers through a responsible investing lens, they are more likely to agree, and might even want to unite in engaging with management to support their shared goals.

Role Reversal: Why Some Emerging Market Central Banks Were Well-Prepared for the Global Inflation Shock, and What It Means for EM Debt

Many emerging market central banks acted much more proactively, tightening monetary policy well in advance of their developed market counterparts. This inflation-fighting resolve has provided a tailwind to emerging market asset returns.

Explore the 2022 Mid-Year Outlooks from MacKay Shields

We believe fixed income valuations are meaningfully more attractive and current yields have greatly improved the income profiles for investors.  We believe that amid the very negative overall market reaction in the first half of 2022, underlying improvements in sovereign and corporate balance sheets have not been fully reflected in valuations.