Mark Dowding is a partner, co-head of investment grade and a senior portfolio manager at BlueBay Asset Management. He joined the company in August 2010 from Deutsche Asset Management, where he was head of fixed income in Europe. Before this, he was head of fixed Income in Europe for Invesco, where he worked with Raphael Robelin, prior to Robelin joining BlueBay in 2003. He started his career as a fixed income portfolio manager at Morgan Grenfell in 1993 and holds a BA Hons in Economics from the University of Warwick.
Vinit Patel is a portfolio manager at BlueBay Asset Management based in London where he is responsible for global credit strategies, which he manages using an active investment style. He joined the firm in 2011 and prior to this, he was a credit trader at Fidelity International. Patel graduated from the London School of Economics with a BSc in economics. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a certificate in quantitative finance.
Andrzej Skiba joined Bluebay in February 2005 and currently work as a portfolio manager running a number of funds. Prior to joining Bluebay he worked as a credit analyst for Goldman Sachs. He graduated with a degree in International Business and Economics from Manchester University in 2001.
To achieve a total return in excess of the Merrill Lynch Euro Currency Libor 3-Month Constant Maturity Index from a portfolio of investment grade-rated fixed income securities. The Sub-Fund invests at least 50% of its net assets in fixed income securities rated investment grade.
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