Manulife IM bolsters Asian fixed income team

Bond market conceptCanadian asset manager Manulife Investment Management has added two executives to its Asia fixed income team. Isaac Meng has been appointed as managing director and portfolio manager, fixed income, while Judy Kwok has been named as head of Greater China fixed income research. Both roles are based in Hong Kong and are part of the firm’s “ongoing efforts in strengthening its fixed income research and investment capability and commitment to growing its reach in China” stated the firm. The two appointees will be expected to grow Manulife IM’s portfolio of bonds assets which currently stands at US$5.7 billion. Meng was previously employed at Pimco Asia as senior vice president, portfolio manager and macro strategist and led the firm’s China fixed income strategy. Kwok was most recently director of fixed income research at Bank of Singapore. ©2021 funds global asia

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