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Liontrust hires Thames River vet Mabbutt to head global credit

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Veteran Thames River fixed-income and credit manager Michael Mabbutt is to team up with his former Thames River colleague Jonathan Hughes-Morgan again at Liontrust Asset Management as head of a newly-formed global credit division.

South African-born Mabbutt, who has been managing global and emerging market fixed-income funds for more than two decades, will join the London-listed firm in January and plans to launch a Dublin-based Global Strategic Bond Fund early next year.

Currently a consulting partner at Thames River Capital, he has previously been head of the global credit division at Thames River, head of emerging market