Omar Slim, CFA

Co-Head of Asia ex-Japan Fixed Income
Singapore
Co-Head of Asia ex-Japan Fixed Income

Omar Slim is Co-Head of Asia ex-Japan Fixed Income and Portfolio Manager, based in Singapore. He has been with the firm since 2013. In this role, he has oversight over the Asia Fixed Income team and capabilities as well as managing strategies invested in global and Asian credit, rates, and currency markets. Those strategies and PineBridge’s Asia Fixed Income team have been recognized as industry leading by several organizations. Mr. Slim is a member of the global emerging market fixed income leadership team, participating in the strategy development and execution as well as key investment forums. Mr. Slim is also the CEO of PineBridge Investments Singapore Limited.

Prior to joining PineBridge in 2013, Mr. Slim was a Senior Portfolio Manager within Asian Fixed Income at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) in Singapore. He started there as a Credit Analyst for Global Active Fixed Income in Canada, before being promoted to Senior Portfolio Manager to manage a team investing in the North American credit markets. In his most recent Singapore-based SSGA role, Mr. Slim led the development of the Asian credit investment process in Asia, helped build up their credit coverage and managed local and hard currency Asian Fixed Income portfolios. He also participated in a number of government sponsored policy initiatives to develop and enhance the Asian bond markets. Mr. Slim started his career as a credit analyst at BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking.

Mr. Slim holds a Master of Science in Finance from Boston College’s Carroll Graduate School of Management. He also attended the Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance Executive Education program at the Harvard Kennedy School. Mr. Slim is a CFA charter holder.

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