Sunita Kara, CFA Joins Aviva Investors as a European High Yield Portfolio Manager

  Sunita Kara, CFA Joins Aviva Investors as a European High Yield Portfolio

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CHICAGO -- August 12, 2013

Aviva Investors announced today that Sunita Kara has joined the firm as a
European High Yield Portfolio Manager based in Aviva Investor’s London office.

Sunita brings over 14 years of experience in the investment industry, most
recentlyworked at Baring Asset Management as a global high yield portfolio
manager. She also has prior experience at Standard & Poor’s Ratings working as
a senior credit analyst in the consumer sectors and at HM Treasury as an
economic analyst.

Todd Youngberg, CFA, Head of High Yield Investments, said, “Sunita will be on
the global high yield team managing the European portions of our global high
yield accounts. She brings high energy, passion, and a strong acumen in both
fundamental security analysis and macro-economic drivers of alpha which will
make her a great asset to the team. Sunita’s addition to our high yield team
further demonstrates Aviva Investors’ focus on delivering world-class fixed
income solutions to investors globally.“

Sunita holds a first class BSc (Hons) in Economics from Brunel University in
London and is a CFA charter holder.

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Aviva Investors

Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The
business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven
performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 15 countries in
Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under
management of £274 billion at 31 December 2012. This includes over $8 billion
of assets under management in the Canadian market, with mandates in various
capabilities, including: Canadian fixed income, global high yield, preferred
shares, U.S. equities and derivatives.

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  *Aviva is the UK’s largest insurer and one of Europe’s leading providers of
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* Based on Aviva plc Annual Report and Accounts 2012.

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Rob Ranges, 212-593-5604
Head of Business Development
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