Friday, March 1, 2013

Fischer Francis Trees & Watts Adds Dominick DeAlto and Timothy Johnson

Fischer Francis Trees & Watts announced the addition of two senior multi-sector fixed income specialists. Dominick DeAlto joins as the head of global multi-sector fixed income and Timothy Johnson joins as head of global sovereign fixed income. They both will be based in New York and will report to Guy Williams, chief investment officer of FFTW.

DeAlto is responsible for FFTW’s global aggregate, US core and US core plus capabilities. He will also lead the sector rotation team, a key alpha source for the multi-sector capabilities. He is responsible for performance, growth and development of multi-sector (with credit) capabilities firm wide as well as determining sector allocation trades to generate alpha for all of the firm’s portfolios.

Prior to joining FFTW, DeAlto was the head of investment strategy and product development for Deutsche Asset Management.

Johnson is in charge of managing FFTW’s global sovereign portfolios. He will also be a member of FFTW’s global rates alpha team. He is responsible for performance, growth and development of global sovereign and sovereign-only strategies firm wide.

Prior to joining FFTW, Johnson  was a portfolio manager on the investment grade credit/Long Duration Team for BlackRock. -Market Wire