Luz Padilla was named head of investment activities in emerging markets debt at DoubleLine Capital, the money management firm formed last month by former TCW Chief Investment Officer Jeffrey Gundlach, confirmed spokesman Lew Phelps.
Ms. Padilla was managing director at TCW and lead portfolio manager of the TCW emerging markets fixed income group.
Also joining DoubleLine are Mark Christensen and Su Fei Koo, both senior members of the TCW emerging markets bond team. They will be senior analysts, supervised by Ms. Padilla. Mr. Christensen was head of emerging markets corporate research at TCW and Ms. Koo was a senior credit analyst.
TCW spokeswoman Erin Freeman could not be reached by press time for comment.