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Nuveen Emerging Markets Debt 2022 Target Term Fund (NYSE: JEMD)

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TIAA Investments is a global asset manager focused on achieving the best-possible long-term risk-adjusted returns for its clients. Its investments in active, quantitative and index strategies span global fixed income, equity, real assets, alternatives, and responsible investment.

Manager Bios

Katherine Renfrew

Katherine Renfrew
Katherine Renfrew is a managing director with TIAA Investments, an affiliate of Nuveen, and has over 20 years of investment experience.

Ms. Renfrew co-manages TIAA Investments’ emerging markets debt strategies and has been a portfolio manager of the Emerging Markets Blended Debt strategy since inception in 2004. She has lead sector responsibility for emerging markets corporates and quasisovereigns and for all developed markets quasi-sovereigns, excluding U.S. and Canada, in both hard and local currency. She co-manages the emerging market sovereign portfolios. From 2005 to 2014, Ms. Renfrew was the primary Portfolio Manager overseeing the Emerging Market Debt strategies for TIAA, including sovereign (both hard currency and local currency). She is the co-PM of a dedicated Emerging Market Local Currency strategy and a dedicated Emerging Market High Yield strategy (blend of sovereigns and corporates).

Ms. Renfrew joined TIAA in 1997 and has held several roles relating to emerging markets during her tenure, including South American regional analyst/PM and trader, portfolio manager for the firm’s investments in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions, and Asian and EMEA regional analyst/PM and trader. From 2005 to 2007, she managed the Emerging Market Debt team, which consisted of 5 professionals. Before joining the firm’s Emerging Markets team, Ms. Renfrew was part of its Structured Finance team and was responsible for asset-backed securitization analysis and investment.

Prior to joining TIAA, Ms. Renfrew was a fixed-income securities analyst at MONY Capital Management and a financial analyst at Mattel Toys. Ms. Renfrew holds a B.S. in economics and a B.S. in engineering from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. in finance and accounting from the Columbia Business School at Columbia University.

Anupam Damani

Anupam Damani
Anupam Damani is a managing director and portfolio manager for the TIAA organization. Ms. Damani is responsible for managing international fixed income in sovereign credit, interest rate, and currency markets. She is the lead portfolio manager on the Emerging Markets Local Currency strategy, Emerging Markets High Yield strategy, and International Bond strategy. She is the co-portfolio manager for emerging markets debt blended investment strategies, including the TIAA-CREF Emerging Markets Debt strategy and the Emerging Market Debt portfolio for the General Account. She is also the sector portfolio manager for emerging and developed market sovereign exposures within TIAA multi-sector total return strategies. Previously, Ms. Damani was the sovereign research analyst for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa regions, lead emerging markets debt trader, and portfolio manager for Eurozone Debt. She joined TIAA in 2005.

Ms. Damani has over 20 years of investment experience. Prior to joining TIAA, she was a portfolio manager and trader for emerging markets debt portfolios at Citigroup for over nine years.

Ms. Damani holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Calcutta University in India and an M.B.A. in Financial and Investment Management from Pace University, New York. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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