Jakub works as an analyst in MSCI ESG Research, where he focuses on financial institutions and fixed income. He previously served as a buy-side credit and fixed-income analyst at UBS, responsible for covering financial institutions and identifying investment opportunities in their debt. Jakub holds a master’s degree in finance and investment from the University of Edinburgh and is a CFA® charterholder.
Research and Insights
Articles by Jakub Malich
Labeled Bonds Quarterly Market Overview Q2 2023Research Report | Aug 31, 2023 |
We assess the latest trends in labeled bonds, from the overall market to specific bond and issuer characteristics, to identify key developments in the rapidly growing and increasingly diverse labeled-bond market.
Labeled Bonds: Quarterly Market Overview Q1 2023Research Report | Jul 14, 2023 |
We assess the latest issuance trends and the overall market by multiple bond and issuer characteristics to identify key developments in the rapidly growing and increasingly diverse labeled-bond market.
Labeled-Bond Issuance and Cost of DebtResearch Report | Jul 7, 2023 |
We explore three reasons why issuers typically issue labeled bonds: financing impact projects, financing their own environmental goals and building rapport with sustainability-oriented stakeholders. Have these issuers also enjoyed lower debt costs?
Green Bonds and Climate — Towards a Quantitative MethodResearch Report | May 22, 2023 |
While examining use of proceeds remains a key element of analyzing green bonds, we highlight four additional metrics to assess these bonds and their issuers in a more quantitative way. They offer a new set of lenses with which to tackle the analysis.
Banks, ESG and Nonperforming Loans During Covid-196 mins read Blog | Oct 1, 2020 |
Have banks with stronger ESG risk management practices been more financially resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic? We look at the asset quality, profitability and capitalization of banks around the world.