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BlueBay moves into European government debt


Specialist credit and fixed-income asset manager BlueBay Asset Management has hired Mark Dowding to lead the development of a new European government bond business at a time of fast-moving change in the worlds of sovereign and corporate credit.

Dowding is joining from Deutsche Asset Management, where he was European head of institutional fixed-income, and was previously at Invesco, where he worked closely with Raphael Robelin, BlueBay's head of investment grade credit.

Robelin and Dowding, who joins as a senior portfolio manager, will co-head the European investment grade team at BlueBay – with a focus on corporate and government