Nachu joined in March 2018 as a portfolio manager within the Credit team. She is co-portfolio manager of the SDG Engagement High Yield Credit strategy and the Climate Change High Yield strategy, as well as the sustainable portfolio manager for our range of flexible credit strategies. She joined from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, where she was a portfolio manager responsible for the plan’s active investments in emerging markets and European credit. Nachu started her career at JPMorgan in London as a sell-side analyst where she spent 13 years covering, firstly, European high yield and investment grade and then CEEMEA credit. Nachu graduated from the London School of Economics with a degree in Economics and is a CFA charterholder.
In this inaugural report, we delve into what makes the Federated Hermes Climate Change High Yield Credit strategy unique. As well as introducing our process and team, the report provides an overview of our proprietary Climate Change Impact (CCI) score, complete with portfolio examples to illustrate the scoring system in practice.
In this episode of Credit Pulse we explore the implications of the US election result, the role that oil-and-gas debt issuers could play in a decarbonising world and give our lessons learned from 2020.