Credit Suisse Onboards Carlos Rijo to its Fixed Income Unit

Carlos Rijo joins Credit Suisse's fixed income unit as a senior bond trader.

Credit Suisse has secured the services of Carlos Rijo who joins the lender as a senior bond trader, following a lengthy career in the fixed income space, according to a recent Reuters report. In his new role at Credit Suisse, Mr. Rijo will be based out of the lender’s New York branch. His appointment is tendered with immediate effect.

Veteran Hire

Mr. Rijo lands at Credit Suisse from BBVA, following a six-year stint with the asset manager – in this capacity he helped develop a flow credit business for emerging markets (EM) fixed-income. In addition to working at BBVA since 2010, Mr. Rijo has also held several other bond trading roles, namely in the corporate bond realm with an emphasis on Latin America (LATAM).

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Additional stops also included Mizuho Alternative Investments and WestLB, having worked as a credit trader, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.

The hire is the latest move at Credit Suisse this week, following a marquee departure earlier this week when the group’s Head of Spot FX Trading Martin O’Donoghue had left the company after seven years.

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