Vontobel hires Federated Hermes manager to run latest sustainable fund

Elena Tedesco to lead new impact product

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Elena Tedesco was previously co-portfolio manager for the global emerging markets ESG strategies at Federated Hermes
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Elena Tedesco was previously co-portfolio manager for the global emerging markets ESG strategies at Federated Hermes

Vontobel has hired an ex-Federated Hermes manager to front its recently launched global impact equity fund.

Elena Tedesco has joined the firm as a portfolio manager to head up the Vontobel Fund II-Global Impact Equities, which invests in companies that contribute to the advancement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. A lesson in impact investing: Achieving measurable impact in India through education Prior to joining Vontobel, Tedesco was the co-portfolio manager for the global emerging markets ESG strategies at Federated Hermes, as well as its director of sustainability for the global emerging markets team. Vontobel's global impact equity fund targets eight investable areas, wi...

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