15 APRIL 2015

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’) has appointed Nicolas Schrameck as Convertibles Fund Manager.

He will co-manage the £1.1bn* Aviva Investors Global Convertibles Fund alongside Justin Craib-Cox and will be based in the London office, reporting into David Lis, CIO of Equities and Multi-Assets.

Nicolas has seven years experience in dedicated convertible fund management and joins from Edmond de Rothschild, where he was part of the team that managed their £2 billion convertibles strategy**, which included the Edmond de Rothschild Global Convexity Fund, Global Convertibles Fund and Emerging Convertibles Fund.

David Lis, CIO of Equities and Multi-Assets at Aviva Investors, said:“Nicolas has a deep knowledge of convertibles and we are delighted that he is joining Aviva Investors. His experience in a range of convertible strategies, including global and emerging convertibles funds will be a strong asset to our team”

Nicolas joins Aviva Investors’ global convertibles long-only strategy to work alongside Justin and Brad Beardsell. The Aviva Investors Convertibles business sits within our Global Equities team giving it access to the experience and knowledge of 32 equities investment professionals as well as continued access to the full resource of our Fixed Income and Multi Asset teams.

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* Aviva Investors, as at 30 January 2015.

*Edmond de Rothschild as at 27 March 2014.

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Laura Cocker
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