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Ex-BlueCrest, GLG man Walsh joins Lombard Odier as EM debt head


Richard Walsh, a veteran of BlueCrest Capital Management, GLG Partners and Citi’s EMSO hedge fund operation, has joined Lombard Odier Investment Managers as head of emerging market debt.

Walsh has over 13 years’ experience of emerging-market fixed-income and currencies, working for several major European-based hedge fund groups. He joined BlueCrest as a portfolio manager in 2009, before which he held a similar role in GLG’s emerging markets/macro group.

Before joining GLG, where he was part of the team then led by Greg Coffey, he was a portfolio manager for Mark Franklin’s long-running and high-performing Emerging Markets Special Opportunities fund