Investec Asset Management has made three promotions within its fixed income team.
Harsha Patel and Anna Lees-Jones have become co-heads of credit. Patel will be responsible for managing bottom-up credit selection while Lees-Jones will take charge of top-down macro credit decisions. They have 23 years combined experience in portfolio management.
Kieran Roane has been promoted to co-portfolio manager of Investecs high yield funds that he will manage alongside Chris OHare.
Investec head of fixed income John Stopford says: We are delighted to announce these promotions to our 30-strong fixed income team. At Investec our mission is to generate alpha for our clients, and our success in doing so comes from having a team that is structured to encourage open communication, debate and peer challenge. These promotions reflect our commitment to the further development and continued success of this team.