Zara Kazaryan joined Columbia Threadneedle in 2012 as a portfolio manager in the Emerging Market Fixed Income team. She manages the Threadneedle (Lux) Emerging Market Corporate Bond Fund and also generates emerging market investment ideas for the wider investment team. Prior to joining Columbia Threadneedle, Zara worked as a portfolio manager at Alcantara Asset Management, a specialist EM fund. Prior to that Zara worked at Merrill Lynch in the EM Debt origination team and for Biochem Invest in Russia focusing on private equity investments. Zara gained an MBA from the University of Cambridge in 2005 and holds an MA in Economics from Plekhanov Academy of Economics in Russia.
The Emerging Market Corporate Bonds Portfolio seeks to achieve total return from income and capital appreciation by investing principally in US Dollar-denominated or US Dollar hedged Investment Grade and Below Investment Grade debt and other obligations issued or guaranteed by institutions and corporations having their head office in, or conducting a significant part of their business in, Emerging Market Countries.
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom