Nicolas de Alejo
BlackRock

Nicolas de Alejo is a portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Crossover team within BlackRock's Americas Fixed Income Group. He works closely with the lead EM Crossover Portfolio Manager in formulating and implementing investable emerging markets themes in sovereign and corporate credit space. Within his function as a portfolio manager, Nicolas focuses on three core strategies: total return, benchmark, and yield-focused. 
 
Prior to moving to his current role, Nicolas was a member of the Office of the CIO for Fundamental Fixed Income, where he was responsible for supporting and managing execution on investment process related initiatives. His role spanned a multitude of functions including macro research, fund development, investment process diligence, operational controls and risk mitigation, performance analysis, and investment training.
 
Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. de Alejo was a corporate finance analyst at JMP Securities where he played an integral role on mergers & acquisitions and financing transactions for domestic clients. Mr. de Alejo was also a member of JMP's China practice, where he focused on business development and cross-border transactions for Chinese companies.
 
Nicolas earned a BSBA degree  in accounting and finance with a minor concentration in economics from Georgetown University.