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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

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