KNG appoints CIS expert Igor Nartov to grow Emerging Market business

  • 28th February 2023

CIS expert Igor Nartov appointed as we continue to grow our Emerging Markets debt business

We’re delighted to announce that we have appointed CIS Specialist Igor Nartov as EM Senior Advisor. His knowledge and experience in Emerging Markets, including the CIS region, will be strategically important to our firm. 

Igor’s appointment forms a key part of our continued expansion into the emerging markets debt markets.

Igor Nartov is a senior Fixed Income trader with over 12 years of experience in EM FX and Rates markets. In his most recent role at investment bank VTB Capital, Igor was in charge of the Local Currency Government bonds trading franchise. He also has market-making experience in a range of products including FX, Local Rates, Interest Rates Derivatives and Structured Notes in both EM and G10 spaces. 

While he has a primary focus on the CIS region, Igor also has prior experience in Central and Eastern Europe, South Africa, Turkey, Mexico and Frontier markets FX and Rates products.

The appointment of Igor is a major step forward for KNG and our Fixed Income Business.

Our clients value our ability to provide liquidity in some of the most difficult and illiquid Fixed Income securities. Igor’s insight will allow us to navigate these complicated markets more proficiently. He will also expand our capabilities significantly, providing expertise in a wider range of CIS bonds, and EM bonds in general.

Igor’s appointment is just one of several moves we plan to make as we deliver our strategy of increasing KNG’s focus on emerging markets debt.