Fund Manager of the Year Awards: Winner's interview with the Eaton Vance Emerging Markets Local Income team

Winner of the Bonds: Emerging Market Debt Award

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In this series, Investment Week speaks to some of the winners of the Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2020.

Today we talk to Eaton Vance, whose Emerging Markets Local Income fund - run by Mike Cirami, Eric Stein, Danat Abdrakhmanov and John Baur - won the Bonds: Emerging Market Debt Award. Can you tell us about the winning team on the fund and how you construct the portfolio? How do you manage risk on the fund?  The investment team, which consists of 40+ professionals across four global offices, manages about $5bn in emerging market debt (EMD). The core of the group has worked together since the mid-2000s and has managed the Emerging Markets Local Income strategy since its inception in 20...

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