Talking with… Capital Group head of fixed income Mike Gitlin

The series continues as Richard Romer-Lee chats to Mike Gitlin

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Square Mile chief executive Richard Romer-Lee talks client needs and being an empty-nester with Capital Group head of fixed income Mike Gitlin

How did you get into the industry? I wanted to do something in the markets that was fast-moving and interesting. In the ‘80s at high school I became really interested in markets and would follow daily stock prices in the newspaper, writing down the progression and why. Partly because of the math, partly because of the subject matter of the companies and some because of the competition. I graduated aged 21 and went to work in the back office for a hedge fund, settling trades manually. A couple of months in, the head of the firm called me into a meeting. I immediately wondered what I had...

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