Profile - Nic Pifer

The top ranks of emerging markets fund managers are usually dominated by the same suspects, with established players such as Pimco and GMO vying for the spotlight. But recently, a new contender has snuck into the crowd.

The RiverSource Emerging Markets Bond fund (RSMIX), just two years old and relatively small at $140 million, is now in the top 12% of performers, with a one-year return of 5.18%, according to Morningstar Research.

Nic Pifer, lead portfolio manager and head of global fixed income at

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