Fixed Income

 

Domestic Fixed Income Team

Fergus McDonald

Fergus McDonald
Head of Bonds & Currency

  • Responsible for the investment strategy, performance and compliance of Bond, Cash and Currency mandates. Has been actively involved in the New Zealand financial markets since 1981
  • Considerable experience in managing bond portfolios that combine Government stock and derivatives with corporate debt securities
  • Fergus was instrumental in developing and managing New Zealand’s first corporate bond unit trust
  • Holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Victoria University of Wellington and a Certificate of Treasury Professionals
  • Joined in 1990

Ian Bellew

Ian Bellew
Senior Fixed Income Manager

  • Responsible for the implementation of investment strategy and day-to-day management of the fixed income and option portfolios. Contributes to team decision making by analysing economic information, identifying global and domestic trends
  • Holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Finance and Post-Graduate Diploma in Commerce, Finance from the University of Otago
  • Joined in 1998.

Matthew Johnson
Fixed Income Manager

  • Responsible for the implementation of investment strategy and day to day management of the Fixed Income funds
  • Over 10 years’ industry experience, in valuation and strategy. His experience includes three years in M&A in Canada’s Oil Patch and most recently at The Comfort Group, Auckland where he led strategy
  • Holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance, a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics from the University of Auckland and is a CFA Charterholder
  • Joined in 2007 as an Investment Analyst and returned to Nikko AM in 2018