April 5, 2019

U.K. Lipper Fund Awards 2019: Fund Manager Chat–Chris Bowie, TwentyFour AM

by Jake Moeller.

Recorded on: March 14, 2019

At the recent 2019 UK Lipper Fund Awards in London, TwentyFour Asset Management was the winning firm in the Absolute Return GBP Low category for 3 years.

During the event, Jake Moeller, Head of Lipper UK and Ireland Research at Refinitiv caught up with Chris Bowie, manager of the TwentyFour Absolute Return Credit Fund. 

In this short video interview, Chris outlines the factors contributing to his success. He considers some of the challenges faced by bond markets in 2018 and reveals some of the key factors contributing to his current portfolio positioning as a result.

About Chris Bowie

Chris Bowie, TwentyFour AM.

Chris is one of the partners at TwentyFour, joining in September 2014 to create and manage the Outcome and Index Driven business line.

This business line sits between the ABS and Unconstrained strategies and tends to have greater exposure to interest rate sensitive bonds, where the active management of duration risk is a key determinant of absolute and relative performance.

Day to day, Chris is the lead manager for the Corporate Bond Fund and Absolute Return Credit Fund.  He also is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and a member of the firms ESG steering group.

Chris has 25 years of experience across fixed income markets, having been Head of Credit at Ignis for 10 years, and Head of Rates at AEGON (now Kames). Before AEGON, Chris was a senior portfolio manager at Murray Johnstone Ltd (which was acquired by Aberdeen Asset management).


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