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Aviva Investors further expands High Yield capability with London hire
(London): Aviva Investors today announced the appointment of Sunita Kara as
portfolio manager for European high yield, as the firm expands its capabilities
in its global high yield strategies and looks to meet continued investor
demand for the asset class. This follows the recent appointments of Blake
Huyne and Patrick Goff to the team in Chicago as senior research analysts.
Sunita has over 14 years’ experience in the investment industry and joins Aviva
Investors from Baring Asset Management where she was global high yield
portfolio manager. Prior to this, Sunita worked for Standard & Poor’s as a
senior credit analyst and she has also worked at HM Treasury as an economic
analyst. Sunita holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics from Brunel University,
London, and is a CFA charterholder. Sunita will be based in London and report
to Todd Youngberg, Head of High Yield Investments.
Todd Youngberg, said: “Sunita is a highly experienced and capable investment
professional who will be lead manager on the European portion of our global
high yield accounts. She not only brings high energy and passion to our high
yield team, but also a strong acumen in both fundamental security analysis and
the macro-economic drivers of alpha.
“More broadly, the recent appointments of Sunita, Patrick and Blake demonstrate
Aviva Investors’ continued commitment to delivering world-class solutions to
our investors across the fixed income spectrum, and as demand for high yield
from the investor community continues apace.”
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