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Schroders adds to Fixed Income Global Multi-Sector talent

Schroders adds to the talent within its Fixed Income Global Multi-Sector team through a series of key appointments.

05/06/2015

Paul Grainger joins in June as Senior Portfolio Manager within the London-based team, reporting to Bob Jolly, Head of Global Macro. With more than 18 years’ investment experience, he has a strong background in global aggregate and interest rate investing. Prior to joining, he worked for Wellington Management where he was an associate partner and highly-rated fixed income portfolio manager.

Mads Nielsen joins in June as Quantitative Strategist within the London-based team, reporting to Bob Jolly. With more than 15 years’ quantitative analytics experience, he joins from GLG Partners where he worked on a number of their macro and total return strategies. He holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

David Gottlieb, Vincent Messina, and Whitney Tindalei joined in May from Third Wave Asset Management, a firm they collectively founded in 2014. The team , based in New York, will manage a specialised strategy focused on relative value opportunities primarily in U.S. rates markets and will be part of the global macro team, led by Bob Jolly. Each member of the team has over 20 years of investment management experience, including 50 years of combined hedge fund experience employing relative value rates strategies.

Bob Jolly Head of Global Macro at Schroders said:

“Expanding the depth of talent within Schroders’ Global Macro team is about diversifying our sources of alpha. Hiring people with different skills and approaches is a way of increasing the consistency of returns for our clients. We welcome Paul, Mads, David, Vince, and Whitney to the team.”

Philippe Lespinard Co-head of Fixed Income at Schroders said:

“Bond market dynamics are evolving and hiring people with proven ability to analyse, assess and predict what this evolution means is a clear competitive advantage. We are very pleased to bring people of this calibre into our team.”

Schroders’ Fixed Income Global Multi-Sector team is responsible for managing UK, Euro and Global Aggregate, Global Sovereign as well as Absolute Return and Unconstrained strategies. Consisting of 14 investment professionals, we employ a team-based approach which balances a judgemental framework with quantitative insights provided by our suite of systematic decision support tools.

Schroders’ Global Fixed Income AUM has grown from £27.5 billion in 2009 to £77 billion as at 31 March 2015. The firm continues to invest in talent and infrastructure to support continued growth in this strategically important asset class.

For further information, please contact:

Beth Saint, Head of Communications,

Tel: +44 (0)20 7658 6168/ Elizabeth.saint@schroders.com

Estelle Bibby, Senior UK PR Manager,

Tel: +44 (0)20 7658 3431/ estelle.bibby@schroders.com

Notes to Editors

1 Biographies for David, Vincent and Whitney are below:

David Gottlieb has more than twenty five years’ fixed income product experience. Prior to Third Wave Asset Management, David spent eleven years at EMF where he was co-manager of the EMF Fixed Income Fund portfolio and responsible for managing EMF’s day to day business operations. He has a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Vincent Messina has more than twenty years’ buy-side experience. Prior to Third Wave Asset Management, he spent fourteen years at EMF where he served in various management roles including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Risk Officer, and Chief Technology Officer. He has a B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering and a MBA in Business and Finance from UCLA.

Whitney Tindale has more than twenty five years’ management experience. Prior to Third Wave Asset Management, he spent fourteen years at EMF where he served in various management roles including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

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