Daily People Moves – 30 July

Asset Management

Martin Currie has name Paul Sloane as Emerging Markets Portfolio Manager (Asia)

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Anne Richards, the outgoing Chief of M&G Prudential, had been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity International replacing Brian Conroy.

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Vanguard has dropped UK-based asset manager M&G Investment Management from two funds, replacing it with Wellington Management Company and Baillie Gifford.

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Metagestión has added fund managers Javier Martín and Alfonso Batalla, to co-manage their investment and pension funds, following the departure of three of its fund managers to launch Horos AM. 

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Hedge Funds

Rawen Huang, Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Petrel Capital, will join Oasis as Head of Greater China Strategies, following the agreement to acquire Petrel Capital Management Ltd.

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Capital Markets

Shen Jianguang, Mizuho Securities Asia’s MD and Chief Economist, is joining JD Finance as Vice President and Chief Economist.

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SocGen has appointed Thierry Bastos as Senior Banker, responsible for the global management of a client portfolio consisting of Swiss financial institutions and companies. He was also named head of Financial Institutions Group Switzerland. Prior to joining Société Générale, he was Head of Equity Capital Markets and Capital Structure for the Financial Institutions Group.

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Private Banking / Wealth Management

EFG International has made several new hires in Asia, including rehiring Tho Gea Hong as CEO of its Singapore branch, succeeding Kong Eng Huat, who retires at the end of 2018. UBS banker Ivan Ferraroni joins as new Head of Global Markets in Asia. 

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Credit Suisse has appointed Michael Marr as Head of Private Banking Australia (Asia, Asia ex-Japan, Australasia), replacing Alex Wade, who has run the business since January 2016.

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