Schroders has hired Denis Parisien who will join the group's emerging market debt relative return team as a fund manager.
The former head of Deutsche Bank's emerging market debt research and strategy unit will focus on emerging market corporates.
Parisien, who will be based in New York, will report to James Barrineau, co-head of the Schroders EMD team, and also support him on several of portfolios.
Among the funds under Barrineau's leadership are the Schroder ISF Emerging Market Local Currency Bond, Schroder ISF Emerging Market Corporate Bond, Schroder ISF Emerging Market Bond and the Schroder ISF Global High Income Bond.
Prior to working at Deutsche Bank, Parisien worked for Santander Investment Securities, where he spent two years as executive director and head of Latin American fixed income research. He also spent two years as head of Latin American credit research.
Earlier in his career, he served as head of research for the Americas at Standard New York Securities in Miami for five years.
Commenting on the new hire, Barrineau said: 'Denis’s impressive experience in emerging market credit research will be very valuable to us as we continue to expand our presence in the global fixed income market.'
'His quantitative and analytical approach fits seamlessly with our commitment to providing our clients with a diverse array of well-performing and well-priced investment opportunities.'