Schroders has appointed Stephen Hunnisett, as EMEA Credit Analyst, to strengthen its analytical capabilities in the Fixed Income Credit Research team.
Hunnisett joins Schroders from BlackRock where he was head of European Financials Fundamental CreditResearch. He is a European insurance industry expert with over 20 years of experience as an actuary, analyst and investor in the sector. Hunnisett will specialise in European fixed income providing Schroders with invaluable insights in this area.
Hunnisett joins the European Fixed Income team, headed by Patrick Vogel, with current assets under management, for clients around the world, of £10.5 billion1. The eighteen-strong team is made up of nine analysts, together with a team of nine portfolio managers and quantitative strategists. His appointment is part of an aim to grow the team in size over the coming months.
Philippe Lespinard, co-head of Fixed Income, said: “I am delighted to announce Stephen’s arrival which will continue to strengthen our analytical capabilities within the Fixed Income team. Stephen brings with him a wealth of knowledge within the European credit markets. This will boost our ability to identify attractive opportunities at a time when European fixed income markets look well supported.”
Patrick Vogel, head of European Credit, commented: “Stephen is a highly regarded EMEA analyst with a wealth of experience in credit research. His knowledge will add further depth to our coverage of the European financials and insurance sector, as we continue to grow our team and strengthen our expertise in this area.”