Funds & Fund Managers
Santander hires Schroders bond manager
Divya Manek, formerly a bond manager at Schroders, has joined Santander Asset Management.
Threadneedle launches global corporate bond fund for A-rated Ross
The low yield environment has encouraged Threadneedle to launch the fund for Alasdair Ross.
Henderson hires duo for US fixed income team
The asset manager is building out its Philadelphia-based team with a double hire.
Don't hold out for ECB-led QE next week
Strategic bond manager Luke Hickmore expects a downside surprise from next week's central bank meeting.
Ex-BoE adviser warns of massive CoCo pop
Peter Hahn, former senior adviser to the Bank of England, has argued that bond managers piling into contingent convertible (CoCo) bonds will not be protected by focusing on higher quality issuers.
Invesco Perpetual launch Global Distribution fund for Causer & Read
The firm's co-fixed income heads Paul Causer and Paul Read will be supported by global equity manager Nick Mustoe as they look to replicate the success of their UK fund on a global stage.
Lombard Odier’s Corrigan: back BBB/BB bonds
Kevin Corrigan, head of credit management in Lombard Odier’s fixed income and currencies group, argues that the BBB/BB space is the most attractive in the bond world.
Henderson hires ex-Thames River partner as EM debt head
Mark Drew joins forces with Citywire A-rated Stephen Thariyan at Henderson.
Why experience is no guarantee of bond success
Data from Citywire Discovery reveal no link between a bond manager's experience and either long or short-term performance.