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NN Investment Partners expands emerging markets debt team

  • Apr 16, 2018

NN Investment Partners has expanded its Emerging Market Debt team with the appointment of Yvette Babb.

NN Investment Partners (NNIP) has expanded its Emerging Market Debt (EMD) team with the appointment of former JP Morgan executive Yvette Babb.

According to a statement, Babb joined NNIP as of April 1. She previously served assignments at Standard Bank in South Africa in addition to her most recent role at JP Morgan—where she was Chief Economist and Strategist Sub-Saharan Africa. 

In her new role, Babb will focus on Frontier Market analysis and portfolio management (both Hard Currency and Local Currency). 

Here, she will be working alongside Marco Ruijer, Lead Portfolio Manager EMD Hard Currency and Lead Portfolio Manager Frontier Market Debt, and Lewis Jones, Lead Portfolio Manager EMD Local Currency, and their teams.

Babb holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

NNIP’s EMD boutique currently consisting of 20 investment professionals and manages approximately USD10 billion across the full EMD spectrum. 

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