Fund manager tenure from 30/09/2010
Stefan Isaacs is Deputy CIO of Public Fixed Income and Head of M&G's Wholesale Fixed Income business. He joined M&G as a graduate in 2001 and was subsequently promoted to corporate bond dealer specialising in high yield bonds and euro-denominated credit. He was appointed fund manager of the M&G European corporate bond strategy in April 2007. Since 2010, he has also been managing a number of high yield and high yield ESG strategies in London and in Luxembourg.
James Tomlins, who has more than a decade of experience in high yield credit, joined M&G in June 2011 and started managing fixed income portfolios in January 2014. The strategies he manages include the Global High Yield Bond, the Global Floating Rate High Yield and the Global High Yield ESG Bond strategies. James was previously an analyst and then a fund manager at Cazenove Capital Management. Before Cazenove, he was at KBC Alternative Investment Management; in the three years prior to that, he worked at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. James is a CFA charterholder. He graduated with an MA in history and PgDip in economics from the University of Cambridge.
Luke Coha joined M&G in April 2014 as a high yield specialist focused on the US high yield bond market and became a deputy manager of the Global High Yield Bond strategy in January 2018. Prior to joining M&G, he spent eight years at Fitch Ratings in the US as a lead healthcare analyst and before that, six years with Coopers & Lybrand Consulting as a management consultant to hospitals, health systems and physician organisations. Luke is an MBA graduate from De Paul University (Kellstad Graduate School of Business), having previously obtained a business degree at the University of Iowa.
Mario Eisenegger joined M&G in February 2015 as an investment specialist within the fixed interest team. Mario is a regular contributor to the Bond Vigilantes blog, and his specialist areas of focus include high yield bonds and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. He was previously at UBS, where he was a senior client advisor to private clients and a deputy branch manager. Mario holds a bachelor of science from the University of Northwestern Switzerland. Mario speaks German and Swiss German.