The Big Interview: BlueBay's Erich Gerth on nurturing cognitive diversity

The Big Interview

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Erich Gerth of BlueBay

Erich Gerth of BlueBay

Alex Rolandi meets with the CEO to discuss social cohesion, cognitive diversity, and nurturing a culture of inclusion.

"We are moving towards a hybrid working model," says Erich Gerth, chief executive of BlueBay Asset Management. During some of the most trying months of the pandemic "when there was no income in fixed income", the fund manager still saw its assets grow.  In the year through to 30 November, assets under management rose by 7% to $77.7bn under Gerth's watch as clients sought out "familiar faces" and the firm adapted to remote working. When Canada-headquartered RBC Global Asset Management's US fixed income funds were incorporated on the BlueBay platform in November, AUM more than double...

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