Nick Gartside, managing director, is the international chief investment officer of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities group at JP Morgan Asset Management where he is also co-manager for multi-sector fixed income products and serves on the Currency Investment Policy Committee. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Nick was at Schroder Investment Management, initially as a Euro government bond portfolio manager and later as head of global fixed income. He graduated from Durham University with a BA in History and Politics and Cambridge University with an MPhil in International Relations. Nick is a CFA charterholder and holds the Investment Management Certificate from the UK Society of Investment Professionals.
Bob Michele is the Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities group at JP Morgan Asset Management. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1981 with a degree in classical languages and embarked on his professional career as a portfolio analyst with Bankers Trust. In 1985 he began an eight-year stint with Brown Brothers Harriman, the oldest partnership bank in America, as a deputy fund manager. Michele took on the role of head of US fixed income when he joined Credit Suisse First Boston Investment Management in 1993 and became managing director of BlackRock two years later. He then joined Schroders, where he headed up the fixed income team before moving to JP Morgan in 2008. Michele is a CFA Charterholder and away from the office, he enjoys golf and reading.
Born in 1979 in Taplow, on the banks of the River Thames, Iain studied Management Sciences at Loughborough University. He joined JP Morgan in 2002, where he currently co-manages a range of bond funds. Iain holds both IMC and CFA designations and, in his time away from fund management, he enjoys golf, rugby, football and skiing.
The Sub-Fund will invest the majority of its assets in debt securities issued in developed and emerging markets, including, but not limited to, debt securities of governments and their agencies, state and provincial governmental entities, supranational organisations, corporations, banks, asset-backed securities and mortgage-backed securities. The Sub-Fund will seek to provide a positive return over the medium term irrespective of market conditions. The Sub-Fund may hold up to 100% of its net assets in short positions through the use of financial derivative instruments.
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