BlueBay Emerging Market Select Bond Fund

Key documents


    The BlueBay Emerging Market Select Bond Fund (the Fund) is actively managed and its objective is to make a return in excess of a blended benchmark comprising 50% JP Morgan Emerging Market Bond Index Global Diversified and 50% JP Morgan Global Bond Index – Emerging Market Broad Diversified, over the credit cycle (gross of fees), primarily through country selection. There are no restrictions on the extent to which the Fund's portfolio and performance may deviate from the ones of the benchmark.

    Sustainability-related disclosure


    This is a marketing communication. There are several risks associated with investing in this product. Please refer to the prospectus of the fund and to the KIID available on this website before making any final investment decisions.

    Investment approach

    • Invests primarily in emerging market sovereign debt in hard and local currency assets. Assets are also invested in fixed income securities of any rating issued by emerging market issuers and in distressed debt securities of emerging market issuers.

    Market opportunity

    We predominantly hold hard and local currency sovereign and quasi-sovereign debt. We also seek to hold a selection of high conviction liquid corporates if we see an opportunity for attractive returns
    Our focus is on capital preservation and we gain insight from our fundamental research
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    Russel Matthews

    Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Macro

    Russel is the lead portfolio manager for RBC BlueBay’s global macro strategy.  He joined RBC BlueBay in September 2010 as a Portfolio Manager responsible for the firm’s European government and aggregate bond portfolios.  Prior to RBC BlueBay, Russel worked at Invesco Asset Management from 2000 to 2010, where he was responsible for managing multi-currency global fixed income portfolios for retail and institutional clients.  He was also Co-Head of Global Alpha (ex US).  Prior to joining Invesco, Russel worked at Citigroup Asset Management.  Russel was born and raised in Zimbabwe, he attended University in South Africa where he earned a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the University of Cape Town in 1996 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Journalism from Rhodes University in 1995.


    Gautam Kalani

    Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets

    Gautam is a Portfolio Manager within the Emerging Markets Team. He joined RBC BlueBay in July 2018. Prior to joining RBC BlueBay, Gautam worked as an Emerging Markets Strategist at Deutsche Bank (London). He holds a PhD and Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Oxford, and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Amherst College.