BlueBay strengthens sales team in Germany and Austria

Specialist fixed income manager, BlueBay Asset Management (BlueBay), is strengthening its sales team in Germany and Austria with the appointment of Michael Wolfram (37) as Head of Institutional Sales Germany & Austria. 

Based in Munich, Wolfram reports to Viola Patock, Head of Northern Europe.

Speaking about Michael’s appointment, Patock says, “We are delighted to be strengthening our physical presence in Northern Europe with the addition of Michael. He brings a wealth of knowledge with him that will support our client-focused efforts.

“As we continue to expand our presence, Michael’s appointment is one of many at BlueBay that will allow us to look further afield and continue to expand into new markets, with innovative products and services. In an environment of negative yielding debt where investors are hunting the income in fixed income, we appreciate the importance of having experts within this field who can support our clients in their individual needs during these uncertain times.”

Before joining BlueBay, Michael was most recently a Director for Germany, Austria & Switzerland at bfinance focused on business development and relationship management of its pension, insurer, church and endowment clients based out of Munich. In this role he advised his clients on manager selections as well as portfolio implementation aspects and thus gained a deep understanding of the investor needs. Prior to this, he held senior roles based out of Hamburg at firms including HCI Capital AG, Sparkasse Harburg-Buxtehude and Dresdner Bank AG. Michael holds a Financial Risk Manager certificate and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst certificate.

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