Meet Felipe

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Felipe Villarroel

Portfolio Manager

13 years investment experience

London

TwentyFour Asset Management LLP

8th Floor, The Monument Building, 11 Monument Street

EC3R 8AF London

United Kingdom

Felipe Villarroel joined TwentyFour Asset Management in 2011 and is a Portfolio Manager in the Multi-Sector Bond team. Felipe’s main responsibility is managing funds. He is also a member of the Investment Committee.

Prior to joining TwentyFour, Felipe worked as an Asset Allocation and Strategy Analyst at Celfin Capital in Chile, now part of the BTG Pactual group. There, Felipe took an active role in developing the team’s strategic view of the global macro economy and asset classes.

Felipe graduated from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration before obtaining a Master’s in Finance from the London Business School. Felipe is also a CFA charterholder.

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$ Repo Rates Surge

There has been a bit of nervousness to say the least in US money markets over the last few days. The overnight repo rate in dollars surged to levels not seen since the aftermath of the financial crisis, touching almost 10% on Tuesday. During the financial crisis the high dollar repo rates were a clear sign of trouble in the banking system, so it’s natural that investors might be uneasy about this. We should stress upfront that this is not the case today, the spike in the repo rate is a short term technicality created by a confluence of events, none of which should be worrisome, but in which in aggregate created a shortage of dollar cash in a short space of time and over a very short period.

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