Tabula Investment Management makes senior hire for German-speaking market

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European fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management has hired David Schnautz to lead client development in the German-speaking market.

Schnautz joins from BlackRock iShares where he was a Director and Product Strategist, focusing on EMEA Fixed Income ETFs. Prior to this, he worked as a Research Interest Rate Strategist at Commerzbank AG in Frankfurt, London and New York, predominantly covering Eurozone and US bond and inflation markets. His areas of expertise included Eurozone sovereign ratings and issuance activities.

Schnautz started his career at WestLB AG in Düsseldorf as a fixed income research analyst, after graduating as Diplom-Kaufmann (MBA) from Justus-Liebig University in Gießen, Germany, (with distinction). He holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, US.
Schnautz, German-speaking client manager, Tabula Investment Management says: “I am very excited to be joining Tabula. Levels of inflows into fixed income ETFs are at record highs, and success will increasingly be determined by the ability to offer unique strategies that really meet the true needs of investors. Tabula has a very strong track record in this area, and this year alone it has launched three unique and innovative fixed income ETFs, TTRX, TCRS and TABS, with a couple more planned before year-end.”

“We are delighted that David has joined the team,” says Michael John Lytle, CEO of Tabula.  “He has both a wealth of fixed income expertise and a deep understanding of the German-speaking investor base. David will be instrumental in helping us continue to make in-roads into this broad and deep investor base.”