Marcelo Assalin

Marcelo Assalin

CFA, Head of Emerging Markets Debt, Portfolio Manager
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Marcelo Assalin, CFA, is the head of the Emerging Markets Debt team and is also a portfolio manager. He is also a member of the leadership team for William Blair Investment Management. Prior to joining William Blair, Marcelo was the Head of Emerging Markets Debt at NN Investment Partners, a role he began in 2015. Additionally, he was the lead portfolio manager for blended debt portfolios. Previously, Marcelo was the lead portfolio manager for NN IP's local currency strategies. Before joining NNIP in 2013, he was a senior EMD portfolio manager and then head of EM Sovereign Debt and Local Currency at ING IM USA (now Voya Financial). Prior to ING IM, Marcelo was with SulAmerica Investimentos in various investment capacities, including CIO from 2005 to 2008. He began his career as a credit analyst at Bank Boston in São Paulo, covering Brazilian companies. Marcelo received a B.A. from the Universidade de São Paulo.