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Eastspring hires multi-asset investment chief

handshake_1Eastspring Investments has hired Colin Graham as chief investment officer for multi-asset solutions, based in Singapore. Graham joins from BNP Paribas Investment Partners in London, where he held a similar role. He previously worked in the multi-asset team at BlackRock. “Colin’s appointment will strengthen Eastspring’s growing investment offering, with a multi asset solution capability that complements our existing asset classes,” said Virginie Maisonneuve, chief investment officer at Eastspring. In his new role, Graham will lead the multi-asset solutions team and develop its investment process and strategy. Eastspring Investments, which has $170 billion of assets, is the Asian asset management business of insurance firm Prudential. ©2018 funds global asia

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

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Roundtables

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The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

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