Aegon Asset Management has appointed Jeff Grills as head of emerging markets debt.
Grills is responsible for the portfolio management of emerging markets strategies and leading the Emerging Markets Debt team.
"Jeff Grills brings extensive experience managing EMD sovereigns and corporates, in hard currency as well as blended portfolios," said Jim Schaeffer, Deputy CIO. "With more than 25 years of investment experience, combined with his experience leading successful EMD teams, we look forward to his contributions to Aegon's strategies within this growing area of our business."
Prior to joining Aegon AM, Grills was a partner at Gramercy Funds Management and a senior portfolio manager for emerging markets strategies. He was also as a senior member of the Credit Investment Committee responsible for overseeing investments in all credit-related strategies. Before that role, he was a portfolio manager and co-head of the Emerging Market Debt team at JPMorgan Asset Management.