Marc Rovers

Head of Euro Credit

Marc Rovers
Marc is head of the euro credit portfolio management team. He joined LGIM in May 2012 as a portfolio manager in the Pan European Credit team. Marc previously spent 12 years at BlackRock, first as a senior portfolio manager within Philips Investment Management in Eindhoven and then as Director, Investment Manager in London, where he was responsible for the management of non-financial investment grade portfolios and a portfolio manager for two Asian credit portfolios. Marc started in the industry in 1995 as a portfolio manager at ABP investments (now APG). He graduated from Tilburg University, Netherlands with an MSc in economics and is a Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA).

Other articles by Marc Rovers

European banking credit: financially sound?
Fixed income

European banking credit: financially sound?

We review the European credit universe and ask why is it that financial credit spreads are so tig...
By Marc RoversLan Wu
06 Jun 2024
3 min read
European credit – no stopping the flow
Fixed income

European credit – no stopping the flow

Strong flows into European corporate bonds have, so far, made up for the lack of buying by the...
By Connor OlvanyMarc Rovers
01 May 2024
3 min read
Look for the signs
Fixed income

Look for the signs

A significant increase in debt issuance, and therefore the growth of a particular sector, can oft...
By Marc RoversConnor Olvany
20 Feb 2024
3 min read
Where next for Euro credit?
Marc Rovers
Fixed income

Where next for Euro credit?

After a strong start to the year for European investment grade, how has banking stress impacted t...
By Marc Rovers
26 May 2023
4 min read
Signed, yield, delivered?
Marc Rovers
Investment strategy

Signed, yield, delivered?

How long can the good times last for yields on euro credit?
By Marc Rovers
13 Mar 2023
5 min read
Euro investment grade credit: balancing the bear and bull cases
Marc Rovers
Investment strategy

Euro investment grade credit: balancing the bear and bull cases

Marc Rovers takes a panoramic view of the challenges facing European credit markets – and the...
By Marc Rovers
21 Oct 2022
4 min read
Italian debt: could risk premiums be returning to peripheral bonds?
Markets and economics

Italian debt: could risk premiums be returning to peripheral bonds?

During a testing period for non-core European credit, we explore if now heralds the return of...
By Corinne Lewis-ReynierMarc RoversSimon Bell
23 Jun 2022
4 min read
The case for Euro credit in three charts
Fixed income

The case for Euro credit in three charts

2022 has been a turbulent year for credit markets. Have spreads now widened to the point where...
By Corinne Lewis-ReynierMarc Rovers
30 May 2022
4 min read
Real-estate corporate bonds: follow the flow
Marc Rovers
Fixed income

Real-estate corporate bonds: follow the flow

What should investors make of the boom in property companies issuing bonds?  
By Marc Rovers
07 Oct 2021
3 min read

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