Last updated: 13:52 / Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Marco Ruijer

ING IM appoints Marco Ruijer to EMD team as Lead Portfolio Manager Hard Currency

ING IM appoints Marco Ruijer to EMD team as Lead Portfolio Manager Hard Currency

ING Investment Management (ING IM) today announced a senior appointment to its Emerging Market Debt (EMD) team.

Marco Ruijer joins the company as Lead Portfolio Manager Hard Currency, building upon the extensive investment expertise and track record of ING IM’s EMD boutique.

Marco has more than 10 years’ experience managing EMD portfolios and joins ING IM from asset manager Mn in the Netherlands where he was Senior Fund Manager, overseeing USD 5 billion in Emerging Market Debt assets.

Hans Stoter, CIO ING Investment Management: “We are pleased to welcome Marco to ING IM. He has an impressive track record in managing Emerging Market Debt portfolios. That, combined with more than a decade of investment experience, makes Marco a valuable addition to our EMD team, which continuously strives to offer client returns exceeding the benchmark.”

Marco joins a team currently managing approximately USD 13 billion* across the full EMD spectrum. Marco will be responsiblefor all of ING IM’s EMD hard currency portfolios globallyand be based in The Hague, the Netherlands.

The EMD Hard Currency strategy forms part of ING IM’s range of specialist emerging markets fixed income strategies, which are built upon the company’s experience in EMD investing and its heritage in emerging markets.

Marco obtained a Master’s degree in International Financial Economics from the University of Amsterdam in 1999 and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.