Hemant Baijal of OppenheimerFunds to share views on EMD at Nordic Summit

Hemant Baijal, head of Multi Sector Fixed Income, portfolio manager at OppenheimerFunds will discuss asymmetrical risk in emerging market debt that is locally denominated, when he takes part in the upcoming Nordic Summit Stockholm, taking place 12-13 March at the Grand Hotel.

Local EMD brings with it particular risk factors, and demands skills in limiting downside risk. To do this requires taking a particular view of tracking error, as a gauge of volatility, Baijal will explain.

Baijal is co-head of the Global Debt Team, head of Multi-Sector Fixed Income, and a portfolio manager of the Oppenheimer International Bond fund, Oppenheimer Emerging Markets Local Debt fund, Oppenheimer Global Strategic Income fund, Oppenheimer Global Strategic Income fund, Oppenheimer Global Strategic Income fund/VA, and Oppenheimer Global Unconstrained Bond fund.

Prior to joining the firm, he co-founded Six Seasons Global Asset Management, where he served as partner and portfolio manager with a focus on fixed income macro strategies. Before his role at Six Seasons, he was a partner and portfolio manager at Aravali Partners, LLC., where he focused on absolute return and interest rate hedging strategies. Previously, he was a partner and portfolio manager at Havell Capital Management, LLC., where he focused on fixed income macro and relative value fixed income strategies. Earlier in his career, Baijal was a senior portfolio manager for international, global and multi-sector fixed income portfolios at Neuberger Berman. He has also held positions at Banca Di Roma, The First Boston Corporation and Merrill Lynch and Co.  Baijal holds a BA from the University of Delhi and his MBA from Columbia University.

Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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