M&G Investments Appoints New ABS Portfolio Manager

 21 January 2019


M&G Investments (“M&G”) has appointed Vincent Charles-Gervais as Portfolio Manager within its asset-backed securities (“ABS”) team. Charles-Gervais will report to James King, Head of ABS Portfolio Management, and will be based in London.

Charles-Gervais has 15 years’ experience in structured and alternative credit and joins from ICG where he was a Portfolio Manager for ICG Alternative Credit. Prior to that he held research and structuring roles at Zais Group, Lehman Brothers and AXA IM.

James King, Head of ABS Portfolio Management, M&G says: “Vincent’s many years of experience investing in ABS markets will be invaluable to meet the growing demand for the asset class. Our pension fund and other institutional clients continue to seek the attractive levels of yield and security that ABS offers.” 

M&G is one of the most active investors in European ABS, managing €26 billion in total. Charles-Gervais joins the team managing over €6 billion in dedicated third party institutional strategies. The 17-strong team’s sits within M&G’s £132 billion Institutional Fixed Income business.


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