Robeco names Asia fixed income head

Bond market conceptDutch asset manager Robeco has appointed Thu Ha Chow to the newly created role of head of fixed income Asia. She will be based in Singapore where Robeco is looking to develop a hub for its fixed income activity in the region. The firm is planning to expand its local team to eight, comprising a lead portfolio manager, two credit analysts, a sovereign analyst, three sustainable investing specialists and a client portfolio manager. “The team expansion solidifies Robeco’s presence in Singapore, thereby proving our firm commitment to Asian and emerging market fixed income,” said Erik van Leeuwen, Robeco’s chief operations investments. Chow was previously portfolio and Asia strategist at global fund manager Loomis Sayles & Co, and head of Asian credit at Aberdeen Asset Management. Both roles were based on Singapore. Before that, she spent 15 years in London working in fixed income for Deutsch Asset Management and Threadneedle Asset Management. ©2022 funds global asia

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