View more on these topics

Two new appointments at Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse has announced two appointments to its fixed income team for asset management.

Michael Leonard has been appointed director and portfolio manager to the UK fixed income team and Vicki Gedge joins the European credit research team as a credit analyst.

Leonard will be responsible for helping manage and grow UK fixed income portfolios for institutional and retail clients globally and will be based in London.

He has over eight years experience in the industry, as a fund manager, analyst and trader. He joins from Old Mutual Asset Management where he was a credit hedge fund manager.

Gedge will cover sterling and European high grade and high yield bonds in the consumer goods/services, retail, tobacco, gaming and leisure sectors.

Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Gedge was a senior credit analyst focusing on European investment grade credit research at Barclays Capital.

Credit Suisse head of fixed income for asset management Paul Griffiths says: “Michael knows the sterling market well and is a strong manager in the credit area, as well as having an actuarial background. I am delighted that he’s joining us at an important time for our fixed income business.

“Vicki’s appointment brings greater depth to our talented team of credit analysts and we are confident her expertise will add value to our investment process.”

Recommended

‘Where does generic advice begin or end?’

The proposed generic advice service risks a misselling scandal due to difficulties identifying the boundary between generic and regulated advice, warns a senior Treasury select committee member.At a fringe event run by the Social Market Foundation and Provident Financial at the Labour conference this week, Edm-onton MP Andy Love warned it will be difficult to […]

Abbey £25k loan deal with 100% mortgage

Abbey is piloting a 100 per cent loan to value product, with the option of a £25,000 secured loan.However, brokers say the rate is not the most competitive in the market and Abbey’s two-year fixed-rate product only just beats Northern Rock’s Together product.London & Country mortgage specialist James Cotton says: “At 7.05 per cent for […]

FSA says PPI firms still failing to treat customers fairly

The FSA has announced four Payment Protection Insurance firms will be subject to further investigatoin and a further 20 cases may also be investigated as a result of its latest PPI selling standards review.The latest review looked at 150 firms, including mystery shopping of personal loan providers. The mystery shopping identified serious failures in the […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com