Colin Mansfield


    Colin A. Mansfield is a Director in the US Corporate Finance group at Fitch Ratings. He is a lead analyst in the Gaming, Lodging, & Leisure sector. He is primarily focused on gaming and leisure, having written extensively on various companies and industry topics. Colin and his work have been quoted in various publications, including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He has appeared on Bloomberg & CNBC on numerous occasions to discuss gaming and company specific topics.

    Colin joined Fitch in 2014 from Ipreo, where he focused on investor relations initiatives and consulted for Investor Relation Officers since 2011.

    Colin earned a BS in Finance from The University of Connecticut. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society Boston. Colin actively volunteers for CFA Institute and is a member of the CFA Institute’s Education Advisory Board Working Body.

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