Meet Luc


Luc D'hooge CFA®

Head of Emerging Markets Bonds, Senior Portfolio Manager

28 years investment experience

8 years with Vontobel


Vontobel Asset Management AG

Genferstrasse 27

CH-8022 Zurich


Luc D'hooge joined Vontobel Asset Management in April 2013 as Head of Emerging Markets Bonds.  He is responsible for the Vontobel Fund - Emerging Markets Debt.

Prior to joining Vontobel, from 2000 to 2013, he was portfolio manager at Dexia Asset Management,  most recently he was Head of Emerging Markets Bond Funds and prior to this Head of Global Bond Funds. He managed several fixed income and emerging markets bond funds. From 1993 to 2000 he was portfolio manager at Bank Brussels Lambert and Head of Fixed Income Fund Management. Prior to this from 1989 to 1993 he worked as an engineer in petroleum exploration in Europe, Middle East and Angola.

Luc holds a MSc in Geology and Mineralogy from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and graduated as mining engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique de Bruxelles - ULB. He is a CFA® charterholder.


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Fixed Income Boutique

EM sovereign and corporate debt: what’s ahead after a tumultuous year?

After a volatile and unprecedented year in global markets, Head of Emerging Market Bonds Luc D’hooge and Head of Emerging Market Corporate Bonds Wouter Van Overfelt recently held a call for investors. We now provide you with access to recordings of both calls, where Luc and Wouter explain their investment approach and give you their outlook for emerging market sovereign and corporate debt.

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