Last updated: 19:00 / Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Stephen Hunnisett

Schroders Announces New Hire to Strengthen Fixed Income Research

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Schroders Announces New Hire to Strengthen Fixed Income Research
  • Stephen joins Schroders from BlackRock where he was Head of European Financials Fundamental Credit Research

Schroders has announced the appointment of Stephen Hunnisett, as EMEA Credit Analyst, to further strengthen its analytical capabilities in the Fixed Income Credit Research team.

Stephen joins Schroders from BlackRock where he was Head of European Financials Fundamental Credit Research. He is a European insurance industry expert with over 20 years of experience as an actuary, analyst and investor in the sector. Stephen will specialise in European fixed income providing Schroders with invaluable insights in this area.  

Stephen joins the European Fixed Income team, headed by Patrick Vogel, with current assets under management, for clients around the world, of £10.5 billion1. The eighteen-strong team is made up of nine analysts, together with a team of nine portfolio managers and quantitative strategists. Stephen’s appointment is part of an aim to grow the team in size over the coming months.

Philippe Lespinard, Co-Head of Fixed Income, said: "I am delighted to announce Stephen’s arrival which will continue to strengthen our analytical capabilities within the Fixed Income team. Stephen brings with him a wealth of knowledge within the European credit markets. This will boost our ability to identify attractive opportunities at a time when European fixed income markets look well supported.”

Patrick Vogel, Head of European Credit, commented: “Stephen is a highly regarded EMEA analyst with a wealth of experience in credit research. His knowledge will add further depth to our coverage of the European financials and insurance sector, as we continue to grow our team."

Source: Schroders, as at 30th June 2014

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