Finisterre Capital, the $1.6 billion London-headquartered
emerging-market total return specialist that is majority-owned
by US-based Principal Global Investors, has hired Darren Walker
from JP Morgan Chase as the latest step in the expansion of its
investment and trading team.
Walker, who was a managing director at the bank, is joining
as portfolio manager on the Finisterre Global Opportunity Fund
– reporting to Yan Swiderski, a founding partner of
Finisterre and the lead portfolio manager on the fund.
At JP Morgan, Walker managed an emerging-markets portfolio
with an emphasis on sovereign debt, local rates and foreign
exchange. Before joining the bank in 2010, he was a...