Jamie Stuttard will co-manage Robeco’s Global Total Return Bond Fund and Robeco’s All Strategy Euro Bonds fund together with Fred Belak, who holds final responsibility for the team. Mr. Stuttard also joins the global credit team as credit strategist. He previously worked at HSBC Bank in London where he was Head of European and US Credit Strategy. Prior to that he held several senior fixed income positions at Fidelity, Schroder Investment Management and PIMCO Europe.
Regina Borromeo complements the team’s expertise by focusing on top-down credit allocation strategies within the total return funds. She previously worked at Brandywine Global Investment Management in London, where she last served as Head of International High Yield. Before that, she held a variety of positions including Portfolio Manager and Senior Credit Analyst with Morgan Stanley in London and Philadelphia.
Fred Belak, Head of Robeco’s Global Fixed Income Macro team: “These international hires are confirmation of our strong commitment to further strengthening the macro capability. This capability is a key element of our fixed income macro product range and the arrival of Jamie and Regina will further strengthen our team. They will also play a pivotal role in more closely aligning Robeco’s macro fixed income and credit strategies. The combination of all these factors aims to contribute towards our ultimate goal: to enable our clients to achieve their financial and sustainability goals by providing superior investment returns and solutions.”
Robeco has many years of experience in fixed income macro solutions. In addition to the Global Total Return Bond Fund, which was launched in 1974, the Global Fixed Income Macro team manages government bond strategies, Liability Driven Investments (LDI) and Buy & Maintain solutions. The assets under management in these strategies amounted to EUR 15 billion and liabilities under management to approximately EUR 40 billion as at the end of September 2018.