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Lombard Odier Investment Managers bolsters fixed income sustainability expertise with senior Portfolio Manager hire

Lombard Odier Investment Managers bolsters fixed income sustainability expertise with senior Portfolio Manager hire

Erika Wranegard joins in Geneva to manage LOIM’s TargetNetZero Investment Grade Credit Strategies 

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (“LOIM”) today announces the appointment of Erika Wranegard as Portfolio Manager within the Fixed Income team, as the firm expands its sustainability expertise across global fixed income markets.

In her new role, Erika will be responsible for managing LOIM’s TargetNetZero Global and European Investment Grade credit strategies, alongside Ashton Parker, Denise Yung and Jérôme Collet. These forward-looking strategies focus on companies, which irrespective of their sector or current carbon footprints – have temperature trajectories aligned with a net-zero future. The two fixed income strategies currently manage more than CHF 270 million.

Erika joins LOIM with extensive knowledge and expertise in sustainable fixed income markets. She previously worked at Swedish sustainable asset management firm, Öhman, where she managed its Crossover Green Bond and Investment Grade Sustainable Credit strategies since 2016. She was also responsible for developing the firm’s framework for ESG-integration within the fixed income investment process. Erika started her career in 2011 at Morgan Stanley in London. 

Erika is also a member of the PRI Advisory Committee on Credit Risk and Rating, a working group focused on enhancing the transparent and systematic consideration of ESG factors in credit risk analysis, and the Advisory Committee for Green Assets Wallet, the world’s first blockchain platform for validation and reporting of financial impact.

Based in Geneva, Erika joins LOIM in August 2021 and will report to Yannik Zufferey, CIO, Fixed Income.


Yannik Zufferey, CIO, Fixed Income at LOIM commented: “We are delighted to welcome Erika to the team. We have a core conviction that sustainability is one of the most important investment considerations for fixed income investors. Erika’s passion and expertise in sustainable fixed income are a perfect fit for LOIM. We continue to expand our sustainable fixed income franchise and offer forward-looking strategies for clients that capture opportunity and avoid risk in the transition to net zero.”

About Lombard Odier IM

At Lombard Odier Investment Managers, we are rethinkers with one goal in mind. To provide our clients with outstanding investment solutions that meet their needs for the long term and evolve to thrive in the challenging world in which we all live. 

We are focused investment specialists, seeking out investment opportunities that lie on less trodden paths, where our diverse and talented team can add genuine, persistent, value to our clients. We constantly rethink what we know and do, innovating to create new strategies and develop new ways of investing. 

We believe that the next economic revolution has already begun and that sustainability will be a major driver of returns for the foreseeable future and beyond. For those with the skills to adapt to this new reality, sustainability will create new sources of alpha, open up new investment opportunities and lead to enhanced return and reduced portfolio risk.

Our team of sustainability experts combine sophisticated data sources, academic rigour and technical innovation to create leading-edge, science-based tools that provide unique insights that are available to all our investment professionals. 

These unique insights are reflected directly in our growing range of dedicated sustainable investment strategies that are aligned to this core belief - That our economic model must move from being Wasteful, Idle, Lopsided and Dirty to become Circular, Lean, Inclusive and Clean. We call this The CLIC™ Economy.

With more than 160 investment professionals, we are a global business with a network of 13 offices across Europe, Asia and North America and have assets under management of 67 billion CHF (as at 31 March 2021).


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Celeste Herriger
Head of PR, Lombard Odier Investment Managers
Tel.: +44 20 3206 6167

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