Andrew Lake joins Mediterranean Summit Venice 2017

Andrew Lake, head of fixed income, Mirabaud Asset Management, is set to discuss fixed Income as an investment opportunity at the upcoming Mediterranean Summit Venice 2017 to be held on 8 & 9 June at the stunning JW Marriott Venice.

Why we think smart investors can still utilize a fixed income allocation effectively in the current environment. The key is how. The Mirabaud Strategic Bond Fund is one such solution, it is a total return fund aimed at capturing all opportunities across the fixed income universe under various economic cycles, including the currently unfolding post-monetary easing phase. The fund will seek to extract value from government bonds, and corporate credit including high yield, fixed and floating rate instruments in both developed and emerging markets. Managing duration and credit exposure across the business cycle will be the main driver of performance. The investment process is driven by our active approach to global duration and credit allocation starting with a top down assessment of the macro economic environment. Here we define key investment themes across global markets and identify key investment themes using quantitative, qualitative and technical analysis to decide which part of the interest rate or credit curve is most interesting.

Andrew Lake, head of fixed income, is the lead manager of Mirabaud – global high yield bonds and Mirabaud – US short term fund, and the co-lead manager of Mirabaud – global strategic bond fund and manages the team of five in charge of fixed income funds. He has experience in the asset management industry since 1996. Prior to joining Mirabaud Asset Management in 2013, Andrew was head of high yield portfolio management at Aviva Investors. He has managed high yield funds at Merrill Lynch investment managers, where he was responsible for high yield in London, and at F&C Investments, where he co-managed the institutional high yield product. He also managed investment grade funds at IBJ Asset Management. Lake has a history degree from the University of York, an M.B.A from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and is a qualified barrister.

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Ridhima Sharma
Ridhima Sharma speaks German and is DACH Correspondent for InvestmentEurope.
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