Loomis, Sayles & Company announced today that Scott Service, CFA, has been named co-portfolio manager on the following suite of investment strategies managed by the company’s global bond team:
- Loomis Sayles Global Opportunistic Bond Fund (UCITS)
- All institutional global aggregate strategies
- All world government bond portfolios
Scott, a long-time global credit strategist and portfolio manager on the global bond team, joins co-portfolio managers Lynda Schweitzer, David Rolley and Ken Buntrock on the Fund. Prior to this promotion, Scott was a co-portfolio manager on the team’s global credit strategies. Together, the team oversees approximately $38 billion in global assets. Scott reports to Jae Park, chief investment officer.
“Scott is a valued member of the global bond team,” said Ken Buntrock, co-head of the global bond group. “As a team, we have enjoyed the success of a growing client base over the last ten years. By naming Scott a portfolio manager for our full suite of global bond products, we feel well positioned for future growth and success.”
Scott, a member of the global bond team since 2004, remains co-portfolio manager on the team’s global credit and global corporate strategies as well as several offshore funds including the Loomis Sayles Global Credit Fund and the Loomis Sayles Institutional Global Corporate Fund.
Scott joined Loomis Sayles in 1995 and was promoted to credit analyst in 1999. Between 2001 and 2003, Scott worked in Paris for Loomis Sayles’ parent company, Natixis Global Asset Management. He returned to the Loomis Sayles fixed income team in 2003 and became team leader of the global investment grade sector team. Scott joined the global bond team in 2004. Scott earned his Bachelor of Science from Babson College and an MBA from Bentley College.