Fisch Asset Management appoints new Co-Head Convertible Bonds, Ivan Nikolov

13 December 2023

Fisch Asset Management announces the appointment of Ivan Nikolov, an experienced convertible bond specialist, as Co-Head Convertible Bonds, effective from 1 January 2024.

Ivan Nikolov will lead Fisch Asset Management’s convertible bond team together with Thomas Fischli Rutz. The team consists of five experienced portfolio managers, managing five strategies with a total volume of around CHF 2.5 billion across the entire convertible bond risk spectrum.

Nikolov has had a very successful career as a senior portfolio manager at NN Investment Partners in London, where he co-managed convertible bond portfolios totalling more than USD 2 billion under management. Prior to that, he spent four years as a convertible bond portfolio manager at Aberdeen Asset Management. Other career milestones include positions as a convertible bond trader at a hedge fund and at a securities broker. Nikolov graduated from Oxford University with a MA, BA in Economics and Management. He is a CFA charterholder.

Nikolov comments: “I am thrilled to be joining one of the most well-known managers of convertible bonds globally, and I am very much looking forward to contributing my experience to Fisch Asset Management and working with this well-established team. I gladly accept the challenge of continuing Fisch’s almost 30-year success story in the area of convertible bonds.”

Torsten von Bartenwerffer, CEO of Fisch, adds: “Ivan is an expert and veteran in the convertible bonds business. With his support and that of the entire team, we will continue to build on our success. I look forward to working closely and successfully with him.”

Source: Fisch
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