Threadneedle Investments is further expanding the corporate bond section of its fixed interest team. Trudie Pearce, Paul Kirtley and Victoria Port have all been recently recruited and will start work with Threadneedle at various times in the next three months.
Pearce joins Threadneedle as a portfolio manager from AXA Investment Managers where she was a senior credit analyst in their fixed income team.
Paul Kirtley joins Threadneedle from Friends Ivory & Sime Ltd where he was a credit analyst.
Victoria Port was a credit analyst at Fidelity Investments for the last five years where her role involved responsibilities for both bond and money fund portfolios.
Threadneedle head of fixed interest Robert Stirling says: “We are delighted Trudie, Victoria and Paul have decided to join us. They all have an excellent track record in their areas and will be able to contribute a lot to the team.”