UK - F&C Management has appointed JP Morgan's Robin Hubbard as its newest emerging markets fixed income manager.
Hubbard’s appointment is effective immediately, and F&C said that he will have specific responsibility for covering the debt markets of Venezuela, Peru, Panama and Turkey. He will be based in London and report to Helene Williamson, the firm’s head of fixed income.
Prior to his arrival at F&C, Hubbard was head of emerging market debt research at JP Morgan Chase, a post he had held since 1995. Hubbard’s previous roles include a seven year stint as an emerging and G7 bond market strategist at BNP Paribas.
Commenting on Hubbard’s arrival, Williamson said: “I am delighted to welcome Robin to the team. Robin brings with him considerable Emerging Market debt experience which will further strengthen F&C’s long-standing reputation in this important asset class.”
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