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OppenheimerFunds names senior portfolio manager to new multi-sector fixed income team.

M2 EQUITYBITES-August 14, 2015-OppenheimerFunds names senior portfolio manager to new multi-sector fixed income team


OppenheimerFunds said it has appointed Ruta Ziverte as a senior portfolio manager to the newly formed multi-sector fixed income team, reporting to Michael Mata who continues as lead portfolio manager for Oppenheimer Global Strategic Income Fund and is a portfolio manager of Oppenheimer Global High Yield Fund.

Ziverte adds high-yield expertise to the firm's High Yield and Global Strategic Income Fund strategies. She joins the firm from GE Asset Management, where she was a high yield portfolio manager.

Mata, Ziverte and research analyst Anuranjan Sharma comprise the new team, which oversees multi-sector fixed income investment strategies for the firm, and in particular, management of the multi-sector fixed income strategy.

The fixed income team also recently added two senior client portfolio managers. Ira Jersey joined the firm in New York as the senior client portfolio manager for the fixed income teams, including Investment grade, global debt and multi-sector fixed Income. Jersey had been at Credit Suisse, where he was head of US interest rate strategy.

Taylor Watts joined in Denver as the senior client portfolio manager for the high yield corporate debt team. He most recently served at Knight Capital Group, where he was a managing director focused on trading below-investment grade debt with institutional accounts.

OppenheimerFunds is a leader in global asset management, managing more than USD233 billion in assets for over 13 million shareholder accounts, including sub-accounts, as of July 31, 2015.

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