UK - Threadneedle Investments has strengthened its fixed income team with the appointment of Quentin Fitzsimmons.
Fitzsimmons will be responsible for several institutional UK gilt portfolios, both conventional and index-linked, and will work alongside Sandra Holdsworth.
Most recently he was director of fixed interest (UK bonds) at F&C Management.
Robert Stirling, head of fixed interest at Threadneedle, said: As a result of changing the measuring of pension fund liabilities to using a bond derived discount rate, we anticipate further institutional allocation to fixed interest in the years ahead.
“Consequently, our bond team needs to be optimally staffed.”
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