LGIM completes emerging markets fixed income team


Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has announced the appointment of Philip Meier and John Gray in its emerging markets fixed income team led by Uday Patnaik.

Meier has been named as a portfolio manager. He joined from AXA IM where he was senior portfolio manager in the EM fixed income team.

Gray will work as a credit analyst specialising in financial issuers. Formerly, he worked at the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he held the position of vice president within the EM credit trading team.

Patnaik, head of EM Fixed Income at LGIM, said: “With dedicated regional portfolio management teams and highly experienced sector analysts, the addition of a complete EM capability enables LGIM to source investment opportunities from across the full suite of fixed income markets.”

The EM capability is part of the LGIM’s global fixed income team which gathers 70 fixed income professionals, managing over £120bn (€164.32bn) in fixed income mandates.

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