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City Financial strengthens fixed income team with appointment of Phillip Lee

City Financial strengthens fixed income team with appointment of Phillip Lee

City Financial Investment Company Limited, the London-based independent fund manager, has added Phillip Lee to its fixed income team, with effect from 1 November 2013.

Working closely with Graham Glass, lead manager of the City Financial Defensive Global Bond Fund, Phillip joins as a Global Fixed Income manager. His strong credit analysis background will augment City Financial’s expertise in fixed income markets.

With over 25 years of experience in financial services, Phillip brings with him a wealth of experience, specialising in fixed income markets and derivatives. He joins from Asset Risk Consultants, an independent investment consulting practice, where he held the position of associate director. Phillip has previously held a broad range of roles, including portfolio management, proprietary trader, strategist and risk adviser at companies including HSBC, Old Mutual Asset Management and Exco International.

Graham Glass commented: “Phillip’s extensive fixed income knowledge will help drive our commitment of delivering consistent returns with minimal volatility and low correlation. We look forward to working with him to develop our business strategy.”

Andrew Williams, Chief Executive, City Financial, commented: “As we continue to expand into the fixed income market, the combination of Phillip’s detailed analysis and in-depth global product knowledge makes him a welcome addition to the team.”