Last updated: 13:08 / Thursday, 29 January 2015
Jeffrey D. Mueller

Eaton Vance Appoints Portfolio Manager and Global High Yield Analyst

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Eaton Vance Appoints Portfolio Manager and Global High Yield Analyst
  • To further develop the scope and scale of its London-based global corporate credit capabilities
  • The firm plans to hire additional global credit analysts later this year who will report to him

Eaton Vance Management International (EVMI) announced the appointment of Jeffrey D. Mueller as Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Global High Yield Analyst.

Based in London, Mr. Mueller will be responsible for spearheading continued growth in Eaton Vance's global corporate credit capabilities. He will lead investment management and credit research for all non-U.S. high yield opportunities.

Mr. Mueller will join Eaton Vance in March 2015 from Threadneedle Asset Management, where he has been a High Yield Portfolio Manager and Investment Analyst since 2009. He managed European high yield credit portfolios, with focused research coverage of the automobile, industrials and services sectors. Mr. Mueller previously spent six years working as a European sub-investment-grade Research Analyst and Trader for Centaurus Capital and Amaranth Advisors, both in London. Mr. Mueller graduated from University of Wisconsin School of Business with a bachelor of business administration degree.    

"Jeff's skills and experience will enable us to further develop the scope and scale of our London-based global corporate credit capabilities," said Michael W. Weilheimer, CFA, Eaton Vance's Director of high yield, based in Boston. "Our team's research analysts have long maintained significant coverage of non-U.S. credits. Jeff's addition to the team allows us to leverage existing investment capabilities while enhancing the depth of our research and the reach of our global presence. We plan to hire additional global credit analysts later this year who will report to Jeff."

Eaton Vance Corp., is one of the oldest investment management firms in the United States, with a history dating back to 1924. Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $296.0 billion (USD) in assets as of 31 December 2014, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. EVMI, based in London since 2001, is a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Management, and provides investment services to financial institutions, banks, and asset management firms globally.

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