NN IP has announced the appointment of Ivan Nikolov, who joins the Convertible Bond Team as senior portfolio manager.
Based in London, he will report to Tarek Saber, head of Convertible Bond strategies at NN IP.
Nikolov’s main focus will be to support the NN (L) Global Convertible Opportunities Fund. Prior to joining NN IP Nikolov was a convertible bonds investment manager at Aberdeen Asset Management, also in London.
He previously worked at KNG Securities trading European and Asian convertible bonds and carried out credit research. Nikolov started his career at Pine River Capital Management where he helped managing European and Asian convertible bonds arbitrage.
Tarek Saber comments on his appointment: “ We are expanding our team in convertible bond management to accommodate the growing interest in this sector. As of April 26, the NN (L) Global Convertible Opportunities Fund successfully celebrated its third year anniversary, delivering an annualized return of 11.46% during that period. Ivan’s arrival will help us to keep delivering on our robust investment performance.”