Aktia starts to rebuild EM debt team – poaches manager from FIM

After five employees working at Finnish asset manager Aktia's emerging market debt unit resigned last month, including a star manager, the company has now started rebuilding the team. 

Mikko Kuisma will join Aktia on 22 April 2021 from FIM Asset Management. | Photo: PR FIM.

Finnish asset manager Aktia, which lost two analysts and three fund managers from its emerging market debt team last month, has started rebuilding the team and hired Mikko Kuisma as a portfolio manager, writes Finnish business daily Kauppalehti.

Kuisma will join the company on April 22, 2021, from FIM Asset Management, where he has worked since 2007 as lead portfolio manager of the FIM Emerging Yield and FIM Top Yield funds. Prior to FIM, he served at Mandatum as head of fixed income, and as an investment director at the Bank of Finland.

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