Fund manager tenure from 30/09/2010
Stefan Isaacs is Deputy Head of M&G's Wholesale Fixed Income team for M&G's mutual fund range. 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. Stefan joined the fund management team in 2006 and was appointed fund manager of the M&G European Corporate Bond Fund in April 2007 and the M&G Global High Yield Bond Fund in October 2010. He is co-fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Floating Rate High Yield Solution, launched in August 2017 and the M&G (Lux) Global High Yield ESG Bond Fund, launched in October 2017. Stefan is also deputy fund manager of the M&G Optimal Income Fund, the M&G European High Yield Fund and the M&G Global Floating Rate High Yield Fund.
James Tomlins joined M&G in June 2011 and was appointed fund manager of the M&G European High Yield Bond Fund later that year. In January 2014, he became co-manager of the M&G Global High Yield Bond Fund, after two years as deputy manager on the fund. James has also managed the M&G Global Floating Rate High Yield Fund since its launch in September 2014 and is co-fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Floating Rate High Yield Solution, launched in August 2017 and the M&G (Lux) Global High Yield ESG Bond Fund, launched in October 2017. James has more than 10 years experience in high yield credit. He was previously an analyst and then a fund manager at Cazenove Capital Management. Before Cazenove, James 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 was appointed deputy fund manager on the M&G Global High Yield Bond Fund in January 2018. He initially joined the M&G Retail Fixed Interest team in April 2014 as a high yield specialist focused on the US high yield bond market. Prior to joining M&G, Luke 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.