Allianz strengthens global emerging markets team

RCM, part of Allianz Global Investors, has appointed Carlos de Leon as a portfolio manager and analyst on its global emerging markets team.

In this role, he will provide research and ideas relating to Latin American companies.

The global emerging markets team at RCM is working on the Allianz RCM Brazil fund, which is scheduled for launch on October 7. De Leon will work on the impending Allianz RCM Brazil fund and will also be a part of the Allianz RCM Bric fund. (article continues below)

De Leon will be based in London and report to Michael Konstantinov, the chief investment officer of global emerging markets at RCM.

He joins from Harbert Management Corporation where he was an analyst for the firm’s Emerging Markets Absolute Return fund.