BNPP IP appointed Guillermo Felices as senior market strategist within its multi-asset solutions team. He will be based in London and will report to Colin Graham, CIO for multi-asset solutions and head of active asset allocation.
In this newly-created role, Guillermo will be responsible for generating emerging market asset allocation research and identifying relative value ideas within multiple asset classes, including fixed income, equities, currencies and commodities. His research will form a key input to the Parvest multi-asset income emerging fund.
Felices has 15 years’ experience of sell-side research and policymaking. In his most recent role he was head of asset allocation research for Europe at Barclays, joining in 2011 as head of foreign exchange strategy for Europe. Prior to this he was a senior global macro strategist at Citigroup, having previously been a senior Economist at the Bank of England, in the monetary analysis and financial stability areas.
Colin Graham, CIO for multi-asset solutions at BNPP IP, commented, “Guillermo Felices has extensive research experience of emerging markets, which will complement our existing expertise within the multi-asset solutions team. The addition of Guillermo will deepen our resources and enhance our efforts to deliver consistent returns for our clients, and I am very pleased to welcome him to BNPP IP.”