AllianceBernstein (AB) has appointed Flavio Carpenzano (pictured) as a senior portfolio manager within the firm’s fixed income business development team.
Based in London, Carpenzano will serve as a product specialist with a focus on AB’s clients in Italy, France and Spain.
He will work alongside senior portfolio manager, Markus Peters, who primarily focuses on Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Prior to joining AB, Carpenzano was a client-facing product manager for Europe at Pimco. In that role, he developed the US firm’s new credit strategies.
Previously, he has held various analyst and trading positions at the Bank of England and within a number of investment banks, including Citi and Dresdner Kleinwort.
“The ability to provide client orientated solutions to the European market is key to our growth plans for the region,” commented Alison Martier, senior managing director, global fixed income business development at AB.
“Considering AB’s growing presence in Southern Europe, Flavio’s appointment provides additional locally focused support for clients,” said Jose Cosio, head of Southern European Region at AB.
AB managed €460m in assets as of 30 June 2017.