Credit Suisse has announced the appointment of Raphael Kassin as Head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income for its Asset Management business. He joins a highly successful team managing portfolios for institutional and retail clients on a global basis.
Kassin joins the Fixed Income team, with over 17 years experience, from ABN AMRO Asset Management in London where he was a top-performing fund manager and head of its global emerging markets debt portfolio, managing more than US$8 billion in assets. Prior to ABN AMRO Asset Management, Kassin worked within ABN AMRO Banks Emerging Markets Group in Amsterdam. Before joining ABN AMRO, he worked in the Emerging Markets Group of Chemical Bank in New York.
Paul Griffiths, Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income for Asset Management said, "I am thrilled that Raphael is joining Credit Suisse. He brings a wealth of experience, an impressive track record, and a strong market profile. I have followed Raphael's career for many years, and I'm delighted that he decided to join the team at Credit Suisse - as one of the leading emerging market specialists I am sure he will be a central player in meeting our strategy to grow the Fixed Income business."
Raphael Kassin added, "Credit Suisse is a well known and highly regarded international business, it continues to build its Fixed Income team and I am excited to be part of a dynamic team that is in growth mode."
Source: Credit Suisse