Morley boosts credit analysis capability with two further hires

Article date: 7 May 2004

Morley boosts credit analysis capability with two further hires

Morley Fund Management, one of the UK’s largest fundmanagers, has appointed Nataliya Zalyesova and Cirine El Husseinias Credit Analysts in the fixed income team. They will both reportto Caroline Brown who was appointed as Head of Credit Analysis inJanuary.

Nataliya joins from ISIS Asset Management where she spent thelast three years as a credit analyst, focusing on utilities andmedia. Nataliya has five years’ market experience includingEastern European research and equity fund management for CreditAgricole Indosuez in Paris.

Cirine El Husseini joins from AXA Investment Managers in Pariswhere she was a whole business securitisation analyst. Herexperience includes internships with both Merrill Lynch and BNPParibas.

At Morley Nataliya will be focussing on general corporates andCirine will be focussing on asset-backed securities. The Creditteam at Morley consists of 25 analysts and fund managers based inLondon, Singapore and Boston supporting fund managers managing inexcess of £20 bn of assets.

Commenting on the appointment Paul Mingay, Head of Credit, said:“This is an exciting time for the credit team at Morley as wehave been aggressively building the team over the past year. Creditfund management is a resource intensive activity and theseappointments will underpin our growth in the comingyear.”

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  • Morley Fund Management (‘Morley’) is anindependently managed, London based, asset management businesswith over £107 billion under management (as at 30 September 2003,not including mortgage assets). It actively manages a diverserange of asset classes and employs in the region of 900 employeesworldwide based in London, Singapore and an associate office inBoston*.
  • Morley is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Aviva Group andmanages both institutional and retail funds under the Morleybrand. It also acts as investment manager for a range of retailinvestment funds, marketed in the UK by Norwich Union, andinternational funds marketed under the Aviva Funds brand.


Fund Manager of the Year - Property Week Awards 2004
Best Property Fund Manager - Pensions Management Provider Awards2003
Fund Manager of the Year - Pensions Week Awards 2002
Specialist Manager of the Year - UK Pensions Awards 2002
Insurance Fund Manager of the Year (awarded to Norwich Union) -Standard and Poor's 2002
Sustainable and Ethical Investment and Asset Management Award -Liveable City Awards 2002

*Morley Fund Management International Limited, an Avivacompany


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