Meet Douglas

Douglas Charleston

Douglas Charleston

Partner, Portfolio Management

16 years investment experience

London

TwentyFour Asset Management LLP

8th Floor, The Monument Building, 11 Monument Street

EC3R 8AF London

United Kingdom

Doug is a partner at TwentyFour and a portfolio manager in the firm's ABS team. Applying his 15 years of fixed income portfolio management experience, Doug’s primary responsibility is managing the firm’s ABS funds and several institutional mandates. He is also a member of the firm’s Asset Allocation Committee.

A CFA® Charterholder, Doug began his career at Nationwide Building Society, where he helped, establish the RMBS funding platform and manage the Treasury’s global ABS investments. He subsequently moved to S&P where he rated European RMBS transactions, before moving to Lloyds in an investment banking capacity where he was a structurer for RMBS and whole loans clients. 

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European ABS: Five things to expect in 2022
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European ABS: Five things to expect in 2022

If 2021 was a bad year for global bond returns, it follows there were few natural shelters to be found within fixed income from the brunt of inflation and rates-driven volatility; the Barclays Global Aggregate Index (a widely used broad measure of bond performance) returned -4.7% in USD terms, while European investment grade credit returned -1.1% despite credit spreads tightening over the course of the year.

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