It looks like DoubleLine
] is serious about moving out of its comfort zone.
reports that the four-year-old, $53 billion — primarily fixed income — shop has four stock analysts and a stock trader to bolster its equities team.
The firm hired Jonathan Ainley
, Sunny Ommanney
, Brian Shim
and Kristine Smith
as stock analysts, and Rodney Boone
as an equities trader, according to the newswire.
All but Ommanney were hired away from TCW
. Ommanney was formerly chief executive of Nyima Foundation
and an equity research associate at Lazard Freres
and Provident Investment Counsel
, according to Reuters
The five are being added to DoubleLine Equity
, the stocks arm launched on Jan. 2 and run by portfolio managers Brendt Stallings
and Husam Nazer
— who were both hired away from TCW themselves.
In fact, all four of the latest TCW emigres had worked for Stallings and Nazer.
Read more in Reuters
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