Liontrust hires Thames River's Mabbutt to head new credit arm


Thames River's Michael Mabbutt is set to join Liontrust to run a newly created Global Strategic Bond fund.

He takes on the role of head of the new credit division in January 2013. The firm will then launch the Dublin-based Global Strategic Bond fund in the new year, subject to regulatory approval. Mabbutt is a consulting partner at Thames River Capital and was previously head of the global credit division at Thames River, head of emerging market debt at LGT Asset Management, and head of emerging market debt at Baring Asset Management. He was also lead fund manager of the Thames River Hillside Apex fund, a Cayman Islands hedge fund; and the Thames River High Income fund, a Dublin UCITS fund...

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