Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2021 winner's interview: Barings Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Fund

Global Emerging Markets Bond Award

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The Barings Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Fund was the winner of the Global Emerging Markets Bond category at the Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2021. Here, Investment Week hears from fund managers Cem Karacadag and Ricardo Adrogué about their investment process on the fund, navigating the fallout from Covid-19 and key opportunities for the fund.

Can you give a brief overview of the team running the fund and the resources available? Cem Karacadag, head of emerging markets sovereign debt, is the lead portfolio manager and Dr Ricardo Adrogué, head of global sovereign debt and currencies, is the back-up portfolio manager for Barings' Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Fund. They are supported by the emerging markets (EM) sovereign debt team. The EM sovereign debt team has 11 dedicated investment professionals, averaging over 16 years of industry experience. The team is comprised of experienced economists with diverse skills encompass...

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