BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP IP) has appointed Jean-Charles Sambor (pictured) as deputy head of Emerging Market Fixed Income.
Based in London, he reports to Bryan Carter, head of Emerging Market Fixed Income.
BNPP IP’s emerging market fixed income team manages assets of $1.2bn (€1.09bn) across a range of mutual funds and segregated client accounts.
Sambor will support Carter in the management of all portfolios and the ongoing development and implementation of the investment process, as well as contributing to emerging market fixed income asset allocation decisions for all benchmarked and absolute return global multi-sector portfolios.
The firm said he will also be involved in the promotion of existing funds and mandates and the innovation of new product offerings.
Sambor, who has 15 years’ experience of emerging markets, joins from the Institute of International Finance (IIF), where he was Asia-Pacific regional director and CEO of IIF APAC, based in Singapore, advising central banks, government policy makers, supranational organisations, asset managers and regulators.
Prior to that, he was managing director and head of Global Emerging and Frontier Fixed Income at Everest Capital, where he launched and managed an absolute return emerging market debt fund and a frontier fund.
Sambor has also been a senior vice president of TCW (Trust Company of the West) Emerging Markets group in Los Angeles, responsible for Asia emerging markets fixed income and currency strategy.
He started his financial career at Société Générale as an emerging markets analyst covering Asia and Africa.