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Standard Life Investments hires new EMD director from Aviva

Standard Life Investments has appointed Aviva Investors director and head of local currency emerging market bonds Kieran Curtis as investment director for the emerging market debt team.

Curtis will be responsible for research into emerging market local currency debt and will report to Standard Life head of EMD Richard House.

He joins a team of 26 on the Standard Life global fixed income team which currently manages around £72bn including a range of global government and corporate bond strategies across the credit spectrum.

Standard Life head of multi asset investing and fixed income Euan Munro says: “As well as having extensive experience in the EMD sector which will prove invaluable to us, Kieran adds considerably to what is already a strong and talented emerging market fixed income research capability.”


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