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Investment expertise

Emerging Market Fixed Income

Emerging Market Fixed Income

UBP offers a selected range of emerging market fixed income long-only and unconstrained strategies across corporate, sustainable corporate and sovereign bonds.

Our active management relies on thorough, in-house macroeconomic and credit research and combines top-down allocation and bottom-up selection, which constitutes, in our view, a powerful investment approach to uncover and take advantage of the attractive investment opportunities offered by this asset class.

We complete our offering with a dedicated sustainable corporate bond strategy. In addition, our team of emerging market fixed income experts pays particular attention to diversification, liquidity, and risk management.


  • Access to the fastest growing markets in the world
  • Attractive yields compared to developed markets
  • High diversification potential

Investment philosophy & process

Our emerging market fixed income investment philosophy focuses on creating long-term value for our investors. In order to achieve that, we aim to identify investment opportunities across the entire investment cycle within corporate, sustainable corporate and sovereign bonds* in hard and local currency. Our robust and transparent investment process has proven able to deliver strong risk-adjusted performance over time.

Decisions are based on rigorous in-house fundamental research using quantitative and qualitative analysis and applying due diligence to all relevant risk factors, combined with external ESG research for our sustainable fund. In addition, we put high emphasis on diversification, liquidity and risk management.

The Team

The team consists of eight people including four portfolio managers, three credit & ESG analysts and one macroeconomist/strategist dedicated to emerging market fixed income, with more than 18 years of business experience.

Our range offering

  • Emerging Market Investment Grade Corporate Bond
  • Emerging Market Corporate Bond
  • Emerging Market Short Duration Corporate Bond
  • Emerging Market Sovereign Bond
  • Emerging Market Sustainable Corporate Bond
  • Emerging Market Debt Opportunities


Head of Emerging Market Fixed Income

Denis Girault

Denis joined UBP in 2007. He has 28 years of experience in credit markets with a special focus on emerging market corporate bonds. Before UBP, he held several positions from credit analyst at Moody’s Investors Service to risk management and debt origination with Barclays and Merrill Lynch.


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Institutional clients

With a team of more than 200 people, UBP Asset Management has built an on-the-ground presence in the world’s major markets through organic growth and selected partnerships.

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