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UBS hires ex-Coutts fixed-income portfolio manager


UBS Global Asset Management has appointed ex-Coutts portfolio manager Alton Gwee as its pan-Asia fixed-income capability manager.

He joined the firm on October 15 and is based in Singapore – reporting to James Blair, a fixed-income investment specialist with UBS Global Asset Management in Sydney.

Gwee brings close to 20 years of financial markets experience gained in fixed-income portfolio management and client-facing roles.

At Coutts in Singapore, he was responsible for portfolio management, sales and client service for private clients. Before that he worked for Aberdeen Asset Management – where he held senior investment roles in the Asian