, head of fixed income at Oppenheimer Capital and four team members have hopped over to TCP Global Investment Management
, according to a release.
Thunelius and senior portfolio managers Michael Allen
and Martin Fetherston
began managing TCP's new fixed income strategies yesterday. Oppenheimer vet Brad Goldman
is taking over as TCP's managing director, fixed income marketing and client services.
An unnamed source told Investment News'
Jessica Toonkel Marquez that the team's departure marked a "huge blow" to Oppenheimer.
Company Press Release
RADNOR, PA, March 25, 2010 — TCP Global Investment Management LLC (“TCP
Global”), an SEC registered investment advisory firm, today announced the launch of their fixed
income strategies, including Core, Core Plus, and other products (collectively, the “fixed income
strategies”) led by Jerry Thunelius who joins TCP Global as Managing Partner, Head of Fixed
Income effective March 24, 2010.
“The launch of the fixed income strategies through the addition of this talented fixed income
team is aligned with our commitment to our client-first culture,” stated Carlos I. Guillen,
Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer of TCP Global. “Jerry Thunelius’ top-down sector
rotation approach coupled with a bottom-up analysis has proven very successful for his fixed
income clients. Jerry is also well regarded for his macro-economic thoughts and timely opinions
across all market sectors. There aren’t many fixed income managers out there that were well
positioned in both 2008 and 2009. With Jerry leading our fixed income business, we are poised
to distinguish TCP Global’s capabilities in the institutional marketplace.”
Jerry Thunelius has over 20 years of broad fixed income investment experience in managing
Core, Core Plus and other fixed income strategies. Most recently, he served as the Director of
Fixed Income Management at Oppenheimer Capital, an independent unit of Allianz Global
Investors. Prior to this, Mr. Thunelius was the Chief Investment Officer at Gartmore Morely
Financial and previously led the long-term taxable fixed income group at The Dreyfus
The fixed income team includes senior portfolio managers Michael Allen and Martin Fetherston,
together bringing an average of 20 years experience. In addition, Brad Goldman, Managing
Director, Fixed Income Marketing and Client Service, joins TCP Global after almost 22 years
with the Oppenheimer Capital unit of Allianz Global Investors.
“Our capabilities are enhanced by TCP Global’s world class investment management technology
and institutional quality infrastructure. We are extremely excited about the vast capabilities
Carlos and his team’s proprietary solutions provide in regards to managing and implementing
investment ideas across client portfolios,” commented Mr. Thunelius.
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