AllianzGI's Riddell on his top contrarian trades and Brexit predictions

Fund manager interview with the UK fixed income head

Jayna Rana
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Mike Riddell of Allianz Global Investors
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Mike Riddell of Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors' Mike Riddell, head of UK fixed income, tells Jayna Rana his current top contrarian trades, his Brexit predictions and how he spotted the 2018 slowdown.

Mike Riddell joined Allianz Global Investors (GI) in 2015, when the group began bringing its fixed income products in-house, having previously outsourced management to sister company PIMCO. The firm was looking for a manager with a background in gilt funds and experience in building out teams and strategies. Riddell had over a decade under his belt within the fixed income team at M&G, first as a product specialist and then a fund manager. Riddell's Allianz Gilt Yield fund is most viewed in Square Mile's Academy of Funds Having helped launch the now £20.2bn M&G Optimal Income fun...

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