HSBC Emerging Markets Debt Fund

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Nishant Upadhyay

Head of Global Emerging Markets Debt

As Head of the Global Emerging Markets Debt team, Mr. Upadhyay is responsible for all Global Emerging Markets Debt portfolios.

He joined the team in September 2015 from PIMCO where he was an emerging markets and global credit portfolio manager for nine years. During his time at Pimco, Nishant worked with Pimco’s Global Bond portfolio management team with exposure to rates and currency products before managing emerging markets debt portfolios and diversified income portfolios (hybrids of EMD and credit). Prior to joining the firm, Nishant held positions at Citibank and ABN AMRO Bank and has been working in the financial industry since 2000. He has a Bachelor of Science from the Hindu College, Delhi University
(India) and a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Indore, India.

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Zeke Diwan

Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager

Mr. Diwan is a senior portfolio manager on the Global Emerging Markets Debt Team.
Mr. Diwan focuses on emerging markets hard currency sovereign and corporate strategies. Prior to joining the Global Emerging Markets Debt Team at HSBC in December 2016, Mr. Diwan worked for Allianz Global Investors from 2013 to 2016, where he was responsible for running a broad range of emerging market debt strategies. Before this, Mr. Diwan was with Rogge Global Partners from 2011 to 2013 and Pioneer Investment Management from 2004 to 2011, where he served as a portfolio manager in emerging markets debt, high yield and total return strategies. Mr. Diwan has been working in the industry for over 20 years in both the United States and Europe with expertise in emerging markets, high yield and loans in both the United States and Europe. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Operations Research from Colombia University, School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Billy Lang

Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Mr. Lang is a portfolio manager focusing on the Global Emerging Markets Debt Team focusing on emerging markets local debt portfolios. Prior to joining the Global Emerging Market Debt team at HSBC in July 2016, Mr. Lang worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Vice President in Local Currency Trading from 2010 to 2016. Throughout his tenure there, he focused on LatAm trading, specializing in FX trading strategies and technologies. He brings a strong quantitative background in risk management and valuation techniques as well as in trading vanilla and exotic FX options. He holds a Master of Science degree in Financial Engineering from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities. He is a CFA charterholder and a member certificate holder of the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA).