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Bond manager Harvey leaves Columbia Threadneedle

Bond manager Harvey leaves Columbia Threadneedle

Columbia Threadneedle bond manager Martin Harvey has left the company after a decade with the firm.

Mr Harvey, who joined the asset manager in 2006, served as co-manager on the £334m Threadneedle Global Bond fund.

He also worked on the company’s £150m European Bond and £130m Global Opportunities Bond funds, as well as the Luxembourg-domiciled European Strategic Bond and Global Strategic Bond vehicles.

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In a statement a Columbia Threadneedle spokesperson said: “Martin Harvey, fixed income fund manager, has decided to leave Columbia Threadneedle Investments and we wish him well.

“We have a large global fixed income team of 89 investment and 64 research professionals, including 18 portfolio managers in Emea. We are the process of hiring a new portfolio manager.”

According to FE Analytics, the Global Bond fund has returned 4.7 per cent, compared to 0.7 per cent from its peer group, the Investment Association Global Bonds sector.