Fixed Income Management Team

We identify many opportunities on international bond markets for our clients and implement them witha focus on risks and return in the respective interest rate environment.

Portfolio Management

Felix Stern

Felix Stern joined the Asset Management division of Berenberg in 2000 as a fixed income portfolio manager. Currently he is heading the fixed income selection team within the Asset Management and is responsible for institutional mandates. As a senior portfolio manager he is responsible for the selection of corporate and financial bonds as well as short-term bond market investments. He is also the lead manager for several of Berenbergs institutional mutual funds. Prior to joining Berenberg, he worked several years for the Market Research department of British American Tobacco, Germany. Felix is a CCrA - Certified Credit Analyst (DVFA) and also has a German Diploma in business economics from the Fernuniversität in Hagen.

Head of Fixed Income Euro Balanced
Robert Reichle

Robert Reichle, CFA, CQF joined Berenberg as a senior portfolio manager in January 2010. As a member of the fixed income selection team he is responsible for the creation and implementation of global fixed income portfolio management strategies. He has expertise in emerging markets debt, global government bonds, as well as corporates and financials. He is also the lead manager of the Berenberg mutual funds Emerging Markets Bond Selection, Global Bond Selection, and EUR Government Bond Selection. Robert has been working in the financial sector since 2004. Before joining Berenberg he was a senior strategist and portfolio manager at Payden & Rygel in Los Angeles and he also worked at WestLB AG, London as a manager in Emerging Markets credit derivatives trading and structuring. Robert is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), received the CQF designation, and also has a German Diplom in economics from the University of Ulm and a Master in international economics from the University of Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris.

Head of Fixed Income Global & Emerging Markets
Christian Bettinger

Christian Bettinger, CFA, has been with the company since June 2009. As fund manager of the mutual funds Berenberg Euro Bonds and Berenberg Credit Opportunities, he is responsible for the selection of corporate bonds in the Multi Asset area. After apprenticeship as a banker and studying business administration at the Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, he first went through the trainee program at Berenberg. In February 2010, the business graduate was taken over early as a junior fund manager with a focus on derivatives and fixed income. Bettinger is a CFA-Charterholder, Certified Financial Engineer (CFE) and admitted Eurex trader.

Head of Fixed Income Euro Flexible
Zinzile Dube

Zinzile Dube joined Berenberg in October 2021 as a fixed income portfolio manager within Global and Emerging Markets. As a member of the fixed income selection team she is responsible for the analysis, selection, and implementation of global fixed income portfolio management strategies, with expertise in Emerging Markets securities. She has a background in Emerging Markets fixed income trading and structuring, having worked for J.P. Morgan and ABSA bank in South Africa, as well as Bunge Financial Services Group in the Netherlands. Zinzile holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Finance and Economics from the University of the Witwatersrand, as well as an MBA from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

Portfolio Manager Fixed Income Global & Emerging Markets

Product Specialists

Alina Finkmann

Alina Finkmann, CFA joined Berenberg in January 2018 as product specialist. Since 2020 she heads the multi asset product specialist team. In this function, she is the first contact person for product and client-specific matters for all multi asset and fixed income strategies. Before joining Berenberg, Alina worked as a consultant for the Asset & Wealth Management industry. Alina Finkmann received a Master of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance of the University of Hamburg and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics of the University of Konstanz. Alina Finkmann is a CFA charter holder.

Head of Product Specialists Multi Asset
Phone +49 69 91 30 90-225