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OMAM hires new manager for dynamic bond fund

Old Mutual Asset Managers has appointed Christine Johnson to manage its £30m dynamic bond fund.

Johnson joins from Halbis Capital Management, a subsidiary of HSBC, where she was a senior fixed income fund manager responsible for a range of global portfolios. She will replace OMAM head of fixed income Stewart Cowley on the dynamic bond fund as well as working with Cowley on a number of other portfolios.

Prior to Halbis, Johnson was a portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, where she managed the European high yield fund.

OMAM has also appointed Bastian Wagner as an analyst covering high yield bonds and leveraged loans from European issuers. He previously worked at Eaton Vance Management International.

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