BlueBay Asset Management (BlueBay) is an active fixed income specialist, structured to deliver outcomes tailored for investors seeking to enhance the returns of their portfolios.
We believe it is our culture and integrity that sets us apart.
To us this means a deep understanding of our clients’ needs, and the collaboration of strong talent. Everyone who works here is important. It’s a team effort and everybody has a key part to play.
We are continuously evolving in our efforts to offer compelling investment propositions to clients through relevant products with the goal of superior performance. A key element of this is to attract and retain high quality staff who share our goal and vision.
Sub-asset class specialisms across relative return, total return and alternative investment strategies
The Global Leveraged Finance desk is a large and experienced team of research-oriented investment professionals. Crucially, the team has experience of analyzing credit and investing across multiple credit cycles. This multi-cycle experience is a prerequisite to investing effectively in both rising and falling markets.
The desk is comprised of 26 investment professionals including 9 portfolio managers and 15 credit analysts. The average experience of the portfolio management desk is over 16 years and is one of the most accomplished in the marketplace.
Global Investment Grade desk
The strength of the Global Investment Grade desk stems from the quality and size of our team – we have a large, well-resourced team of professionals with deep experience and knowledge of developed market economies both on the macro and credit side.
Global Convertible Fixed Income desk
There are ten members of the BlueBay Convertible Fixed Income desk. Our portfolio managers have a combined 40 years' investment experience and our dedicated team of analysts brings a combination of equity, convertible bond and distressed expertise to the desk.
The six-stage investment process incorporates our macroeconomic outlook, fundamental company analysis and relative value skills to construct a balanced and diverse portfolio.
Structured Credit desk
Structured credit is an important sub-asset class and is supported by one of the largest and most experienced fixed income research teams globally. The Structured Credit desk is managed by Sid Chhabra, Head of Structured Credit and CLO Management.
Located in London, UK and Stamford, CT, the team is comprised of 15 investment professionals with an average experience in excess of 15 years.
Multi-Asset Credit desk
Multi-asset credit provides the flexibility to be able to capture returns in attractive conditions, while seeking to provide downside protection when markets turn. We believe this investment management strategy represents an attractive asset allocation risk/return profile.
Our expertise across the fixed income spectrum and diverse investment styles mean that we can harness ideas across investment grade, global high yield, structured credit, loans, cocos, convertible bonds and emerging markets.
The overall strategies are managed by BlueBay’s Multi-Asset Decision Group, which comprises a team of senior investment professionals.
Emerging Markets Debt desk
Our strength stems from the quality and size of our team. We have a large, well-resourced team with deep experience and knowledge of emerging market countries from cultural, linguistic and political perspectives. The entire desk is based in London, facilitating fluid communication among the team members
The desk, comprised of 34 investment professionals, is headed by Polina Kurdyavko, a senior portfolio manager and partner of the firm.
US Fixed Income desk
BlueBay’s US Fixed Income capabilities are supported by a 38-strong group of US-based investment professionals, led by Andrzej Skiba, Head of US Fixed Income. This group includes members of the Investment Grade, Leveraged Finance and Structured Credit desks. As part of an integrated global fixed income team, our US Fixed Income presence enables us to access the breadth of investment opportunities available in US fixed income markets to deliver domestic as well as global portfolio solutions to clients.