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Schroders bolsters fixed-income team with four hires

Schroders has strengthened its fixed-income team with the appointment of four people to work on the emerging market debt relative return sector.

James Barrineau has joined the asset manager’s New York office as head of Latin American fixed income and co-head of EMD relative, working alongside Asian fixed income head Rajeev de Mello.

Barrineau, who joins from Ice Canyon, will report to Karl Dasher, global head of fixed income at Schroders.

Fernando Grisales has been hired as a senior portfolio manager and Alec Moseley as senior portfolio manager and sovereign research analyst. Both join from Ice Canyon and will report to Barrineau.

Furthermore, Chris Tackney will join the company next month as senior portfolio manager for emerging market corporate bonds and will report to US fixed income head Wes Sparks.

Dasher says: “We are extremely pleased that Jim, Fernando, Alec and Chris have joined us to grow the business in the EMD relative return sector, which is a long-term strategic objective for the fixed income business.”


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