Swiss asset manager Vontobel AM has appointed Ludovic Colin as portfolio manager and foreign exchange and interest rates macro specialist within its fixed income team.
He will be in charge of the management of the Vontobel Fund – Bond Global Aggregate as deputy portfolio manager.
Colin, who has over 15 years of investment experience in global markets, joined from Goldman Sachs in London where he worked as a cross asset macro specialist.
He was there responsible for identifying macro themes, assessing the relative value between the asset classes and identifying the best investment implementation.
Formerly, Colin worked at Credit Agricole Asset Management, now known as Amundi, as a foreign exchange macro portfolio manager. He was managing the absolute return fixed income strategy.
“One of our strategic priorities is to grow our fixed-income offering by adding high-profile investment experts to the team”, said Hervé Hanoune, head of Fixed Income at Vontobel Asset Management.
“This is crucial to delivering strong performance over the long-term,” he added.
Vontobel AM has currently CHF18bn (€17.3bn) of assets under management.