Jupiter Asset Management has hired Alejandro Di Bernardo and Joel Ojdana as analysts in efforts to "strengthen and broaden" the firm's fixed income capabilities.
Di Bernardo will focus on emerging market debt, with an emphasis on Latin America, and will primarily support fund manager Alejandro Arevalo on the Global Emerging Markets Corporate Bond fund and the Global Emerging Markets Short Duration Bond fund.
He joins from Deutsche Asset Management in New York, where he joined as a high yield and leveraged loans analyst since 2012, having previously held roles at Citigroup and Accenture.
Ojdana will work alongside credit analyst Charlie Spelina and the firm's broader fixed income team in efforts to generate US-focused ideas for Jupiter's unconstrained bond strategy, which is managed by head of strategy Ariel Bezalel.
He joins from Balyasny Asset Management and Seaport, having previously spent seven years in investment banking working for the likes of BNP Paribas.
Katharine Dryer, head of investments, fixed income and multi-asset at Jupiter, said: "Fundamental credit research is very much at the heart of our fixed income approach and we are delighted to be able to add two new analysts of such high calibre to the team.
"The ongoing development of our regional credit expertise is a key step in Jupiter's initiative to strengthen and broaden the capabilities we offer clients in fixed income."
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