Man GLG appoints new head of emerging market debt strategies

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group, has announced that Guillermo Ossés as Head of Emerging Market Debt Strategies, based in New York.

Ossés, who brings 24 years of experience in emerging markets fixed income investing to Man GLG, joins the firm from HSBC Asset Management. Ossés joined HSBC in 2011 and led the firm’s emerging markets fixed income capabilities, managing in excess of $20bn. Prior to this, Ossés was an emerging markets fixed income portfolio manager at PIMCO and held emerging markets positions at Barclays Capital and Deutsche Bank. He holds a BA in Business from Universidad Católica de Córdoba in Argentina and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.

The recruitment of Ossés follows the acquisition of Silvermine and the recent hire of Himanshu Gulati last year, demonstrating Man GLG’s commitment to expanding its presence in the US, and further strengthening the firm’s capabilities.

Ossés will report to Man GLG’s co-CEO Teun Johnston.

Teun Johnston, Co-CEO of Man GLG, said: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Guillermo to Man GLG. He has extensive experience in investment management and a distinctive investment process, alongside a proven track record of investing and managing investment teams in the emerging markets fixed income space. As Head of Emerging Market Debt Strategies, Guillermo will be instrumental in broadening our capabilities in the fixed income space and enhancing our client offering.”

Ossés said: “Man GLG is a performance-focused business and its institutional framework, combined with an entrepreneurial environment and collaborative culture, make this a very compelling opportunity. I am very excited to be joining the firm, and working alongside Teun and his team as we strive to build a world class emerging markets fixed income investment management business.”

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