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M&G unveils Asia Pacific equity team with seven recruits

TeamM&G Investments has announced the creation of a new Asia Pacific equity team along with a string of new hires. The newly created team will be led by Dave Perrett and Carl Vine, who are based in London. According to an M&G statement, Vine will also replace Johan du Preez to manage the M&G Japan Fund (OEIC), M&G Japan Smaller Companies (OEIC), M&G (Lux) Japan Fund (Sicav) and M&G (Lux) Japan Smaller Companies (Sicav), subject to regulatory approval. Preez will be stepping down and the four aforementioned funds will be managed by Shane Kelly, manager of the M&G Global Recovery Fund in the interim. Perrett and Vine will be joined by an additional five appointments, including:
  • Greg Moore, head of Asian equity dealing in Singapore;
  • Vikas Pershad, portfolio manager in Singapore;
  • Eleanor Kim, analyst in Singapore;
  • Nick Cunningham, senior analyst in Hong Kong; and
  • Valentina Luo, an analyst based in London.
The seven recruits all worked at Port Meadow Capital Management prior to joining M&G. Anton Oliver, head of equities at M&G said the new team will help clients “achieve the multi-geography exposure they need.” ©2019 funds global asia

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