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Press Releases 21.01.2016

UBP strengthens emerging market fixed income capabilities

UBP strengthens emerging market fixed income capabilities

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) announced today the appointment of Koon Chow as Senior Macro and FX Strategist in its Emerging Markets Fixed Income team, which is headed by Denis Girault and composed of 8 investment professionals managing over USD 3 billion.

In his new role, Mr Chow – who will be based in London – will run sovereign and FX research and provide trade ideas for the Bank’s sovereign and local currency strategies. Mr Chow joins UBP from Barclays, where he was a managing director heading up EM Strategy (local rates and FX). With over 18 years’ experience in emerging markets, he has built up highly rated research teams and held other senior positions at Credit Suisse and Idealglobal.

Commenting on the appointment, Denis Girault, Head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income at UBP, said: “Koon’s extensive experience and ability to generate non-consensus macroeconomic themes and highimpact trade ideas is a valuable addition to our team. His appointment reflects our ambitions to further expand our emerging market capabilities.”


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