Fund manager tenure from 02/12/2013
Claudia Calich joined M&G in October 2013 as a specialist in emerging markets debt and, in December 2013, started managing the Emerging Markets Bond strategy. She became manager of the Global Government Bond strategy and deputy manager of the Global Macro Bond strategy in July 2015. Since May 2017, she has also been on the management team of strategies domiciled in Luxembourg. Claudia has more than 20 years of experience in emerging markets, including as a senior portfolio manager at Invesco in New York, and previous positions at Oppenheimer Funds, Fuji Bank, Standard & Poor’s and Reuters. Claudia graduated with a BA (Honours) in Economics from Susquehanna University in 1989 and holds an MA in International Economics from the International University of Japan in Niigata.
Charles de Quinsonas is an emerging market corporate bond specialist and has been working as co-fund manager and deputy fund manager for a series of emerging markets corporate bond funds domiciled in London and Luxembourg since 2015. He has more than a decade of emerging market corporate bond experience, with a deep knowledge of high yield credit. Prior to joining M&G in 2014, he worked at Spread Research in Lyon and New York, where he spent four years analysing a variety of high yield and emerging market industrial credits. Charles holds a B.B.A. from ESSEC Business School and a MSc in Corporate Finance from iaelyon School of Management.
Alexis Duvernay joined the M&G fixed interest team in January 2019 from AXA Investment Managers, where he worked for 10 years and most recently held the role of portfolio manager/strategist for Asian fixed income in Hong Kong. Alexis, who has experience in managing assets for mutual funds and institutional mandates, is responsible for communicating the philosophy, investment process, positioning and performance of M&G’s emerging markets debt mutual fund strategies. Alexis holds a degree in Physics from Pierre et Marie Curie University, and a Master’s degree in Finance from Toulouse Business School. Alexis is a CFA charterholder and speaks French and English.