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Investec bolsters EM corporate debt team with double hire

Investec bolsters EM corporate debt team with double hire

Investec Asset Management has strengthened its fixed income capability with the appointment of two senior investment professionals.

Esther Chan and Alan Siow have come onboard to join the firm’s emerging markets (EM) corporate debt investment team.

Based in Hong Kong, Siow joins from Bluebay Asset Management, where he oversaw the company’s EM corporate high-income funds. His responsibilities also included managing the firm’s EM local currency corporate funds alongside sector specific analysis.

Chan, on the other hand, will be based in Cape Town, South Africa. She joins from Ashmore Asset Management, where she was a portfolio manager within the EM corporate high yield team.

Commenting on the hire, Investec co-CEO Domenico Ferrini said: ‘The appointment of Esther and Alan underscores our commitment to delivering emerging market credit investment opportunities to our international client base. Their appointment to our team will add valuable portfolio management and product experience to this growing area.’