Barings Adds to Global Emerging Markets Equities Team

Staffan Lindfeldt was named head of global emerging market equities and Isabelle Alexander, investment manager of global emerging market equities at Barings Asset Management.

Lindfeldt is responsible for leading and managing the global emerging market (GEMs) equities team and will be the lead investment manager on several of the GEMs portfolios, including mutual funds and segregated portfolios, subject to regulatory approval. Lindfeldt has more than 13 years’ investment experience in global emerging market equities. He joins Barings from Handelsbanken Asset Management in Stockholm, where, since 2006, he has been chief portfolio manager for global emerging markets. Lindfeldt starts Monday, and is based in London. He reports to Tim Scholefield, head of equities.

Alexander will be an investment manager assisting with the management of the GEMs portfolios, alongside William Palmer. She has seven years’ investment experience and was previously portfolio manager at Pictet Asset Management in the global emerging markets team. Alexander starts Wednesday and is based in London. She will report to Lindfeldt.

Baring Asset Management is an international investment management firm.