Nikko AM hires EM senior portfolio manager
Nikko Asset Management has appointed Raphael Marechal as senior portfolio manager, global Emerging Markets.
Joining the global fixed income team headed by Andre Severino, Marechal will be based in London.
He joins from BlackRock in London where he was a senior member with the emerging markets team.
Formerly, he worked at BNP Paribas Investment Partners and Fortis Investments.
“Despite recent volatility, there are still immense opportunities in the emerging markets debt space and we look forward to working with Raphael to develop new products for institutional investors,” Andre Severino commented.
Nikko Asset Management’s global fixed income range of products include developed and emerging markets, European credit, green bonds and multi-currency money market funds.
Nikko AM had $146.4bn (€131.8bn) in assets under management as at 30 September 2015.