Western Asset Management
Since 1971, Western Asset Management Company has provided global fixed-income investment management services for a wide variety of clients. Their long term, fundamental value approach utilizes our extensive research and risk management capabilities and seeks to provide superior returns for clients.
Introducing the Investment Managers
Gordon Brown is Co-Head of Global Portfolios at Western Asset, and has 27 years of industry experience. As a member of the Global Portfolios Team and the Global Investment Strategy Committee, Gordon is responsible for the day-to-day management of global portfolios alongside the development and implementation of global investment strategy. He is also a member of the Global Multi-Sector Investment Team, Emerging Markets Team, and Un-constrained Asset Allocation Committee. Gordon joined the Firm in 2011 from Baillie Gifford & Co., where he was Senior Investment Manager in Emerging Market Rates and Currencies. Formerly, he served as Head of Global Fixed-Income in London at State Street Global Advisors, Senior Portfolio Manager at Commerz International Management, and Fixed-Income Analyst at Dunedin Fund Managers.
Richard Booth is a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst and has been with Western Asset since 1999. He has 25 years of industry experience and is a member of the Firm’s Global Investment Strategy Committee. As a mem-ber of the Global Portfolios team, Mr. Booth is responsible for the day-to-day management of global and global inflation-linked portfolios alongside the development and implementation of global investment strategy and is the lead Portfolio Manager for the Firm’s European strategies. Before joining the Firm, he was a Research Analyst at Foreign & Colonial Asset Management.