Emerging Market Debt

Uncovering opportunities in the global credit markets

Leverage the resources and capabilities of a global fixed-income leader

Eaton Vance ventures beyond the limited reach of many emerging market bonds, offering investors access to one of the broadest spectrums of investable opportunities in this asset class.

Strategies

EMD

Emerging Markets Local Income

  • Strategy Focus: local currency-denominated debt
  • AUM: $842 Million
  • Inception Date: September 1, 2007
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EMD

Emerging Markets Debt Opportunities

  • Strategy Focus: Blend of h/C and L/C, including corporates
  • AUM: $127 Million
  • Inception Date: April 1, 2013
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Resources

EMD Chart Book

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EMD Viewpoints

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Market Outlook

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EMD Topic Papers

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Why us?

World-class capabilities

Eaton Vance's Global Income Team has more than 50 investment professionals covering over 100 developing countries and local trading capabilities in more than 80 developing countries.

50+

Investment professionals

9

Portfolio managers

22

CFA charterholders

$8.5bn

Under management*

60+

Country visits each year

13

People in trading and operations

80

Countries with local trading

100+

Countries researched

* Total emerging market debt assets managed as of June 30, 2019. This figure represents the AUM in dedicated EMD strategies as well as the EMD portion of global unconstrained strategies.



Extensive research

Few managers can match Eaton Vance’s extensive research coverage (more than 100 developing countries). Our country coverage - shown in blue in the map below - is also much broader than the country composition of commonly used EM debt indices.

Number of countries in widely used EM debt indices


JPM GBI EM Global Diversified

Local currency-denominated sovereign bonds

19


JPM EMBI Global Diversified

External (hard currency) sovereign bonds

73


JPM CEMBI Broad Diversified

Corporate bonds

52


Source: JP Morgan as of June 30, 2019


Number of countries included in widely used EM debt indices

Eaton Vance's deep research capability allows the team to explore the entire investment opportunity set. Below are some examples of the team's research insights into both benchmark and off-benchmark markets.





A skilled leadership team

Michael Cirami, CFA

Co-Director of Global Income Group, Portfolio Manager (Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa)

Joined Eaton Vance in 2003.
MBA, University of Rochester.
B.S. Mary Washington College.

Eric Stein, CFA

Co-Director of Global Income Group, Portfolio Manager (Asia)

Joined Eaton Vance in 2008.
MBA, University of Chicago.
B.S. Boston University.

John Baur

Director of Global Portfolio Analysis, Portfolio Manager (Latin America)

Joined Eaton Vance in 2005.
MBA, Cornell University.
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.



Michael O'Brien

Director of Global Trading

Joined Eaton Vance in 2005.
M.S. Boston College.
B.A. Colby College.

Marshall Stocker, PhD, CFA

Director of Country Research and Portfolio Manager

Joined Eaton Vance in 2013.
Ph.D, Universidad Francisco Marroquin.
MBA, Cornell University.
B.S. Cornell University.

 
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