UK - Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM) has hired Robert Thomas as a credit analyst in fixed income, covering financial institutions.
Thomas joins from Barclay’s Capital, where he spent two years as a credit analyst after leaving Lehman Brothers, where he worked for three years, both covering the banking sectors.
He will report to Garland Hansmann, European head of credit research.
The appointment follows a number of recent appointments to the European credit research team. Ope Agbaje joined in March, covering structured products including asset backed securities while Stephen Hargreaves joined at the start of the year.
Michael Gray, global head of credit research at CSAM, said: “These recent appointments are part of our commitment to building a world class research capability. We believe research is a vital part of the disciplined investment process required to provide clients with strong, consistent investment performance.”
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