Vontobel appoints new EM fixed income head
Vontobel Asset Management has appointed Luc D’hooge as head of emerging markets fixed income to strengthen the investment capabilities and further develop the product offering in that asset class.
D’hooge joins from Dexia Asset Management where he was head of emerging markets bond funds and managed emerging markets debt portfolios.
Meanwhile, Wouter Van Overfelt has joined the team as portfolio manager and quantitative analyst.
He has over 5 years of experience in quantitative analysis and credit risk modeling and he joins from GDF Suez
“Expanding our fixed income business is one of our key priorities and I am pleased that we could hire high profile investment experts”, said Axel Schwarzer, head of asset management.