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