General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 4, 2023

Exploiting Inefficiencies in the Emerging Market Debt Space

Cirami, Michael
Michael Cirami, CFA, is a managing director of Artisan Partners and a portfolio manager on the EMsights Capital Group. In this role, he is the lead portfolio manager for the Artisan Emerging Markets Debt Opportunities, Global Unconstrained and Emerging Markets Local Opportunities Strategies. Prior to joining Artisan Partners in September 2021, Mr. Cirami was Eaton Vance’s co-director of emerging markets and the coordinating portfolio manager on the emerging markets team. Before that, Mr. Cirami worked at State Street Bank in Boston, Luxembourg and Munich, and at BT&T Asset Management in Zurich. Mr. Cirami earned a bachelor’s degree (cum laude) from Mary Washington College and an MBA with honors from the William E. Simon School at the University of Rochester. He also studied at WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Koblenz, Germany. Profile
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TWST: Do you work on specific strategies at Artisan Partners?

Mr. Cirami: Yes. I manage a team here in Boston and we manage three different