Vontobel AM bolsters bond team
Vontobel Asset Management has expanded its bond capabilities with the appointment of Yann Lepape, specialising in global flexible bonds.
Lepape will further strengthen the portfolio management and the macro economic analysis capacity of the global flexible team as well as contribute to the improvement of quantitative tools and models used by the team.
Lepape has over 20 years’ experience in macroeconomics, markets strategy and portfolio management. Prior to joining Vontobel Asset Management, he worked for Oddo BHF AM. At Oddo BHF AM, Lepape was a member of the Global Investment Committee and responsible for global macro analysis, the asset allocation of the balanced fund range (assets under management of CHF8bn) and portfolio manager of emerging markets investments (equity, currencies and bonds).
Prior to Oddo BHF AM, he acted as a financial counsellor of the French Treasury Department. Lepape started his career in 1995 as a currency quantitative analyst at the proprietary trading desk of BNP Paribas.