Gary Pinge joined Comgest in 2014 and covers Asian equities. Prior to this, he was a telecoms analyst covering the Asia region at Macquerie from 2003 and in 2007 moved to Macquerie Hong Kong where he became regional head of consumer and gaming research. Gary trained in Australia as a Chartered Accountant and began his career in 1999 with Deloitte.
David Raper graduated from the University of Canterbury (New Zealand) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a second major in Marketing. He is a CFA® charterholder. From 1999 to 2001 he worked in Hong Kong for ING Barings covering Asian equities and joined Comgest in 2002 where he works as a portfolio manager, focusing on the Asia Pacific markets. He is Managing Director of Comgest Far East Limited and is responsible for the daily supervision and management of the fund managers and analysts within the Asia ex Japan equity investment team.
Emil Wolter graduated from the University of London with a BSc in Financial Economics. He has worked as a financial analyst since 1995 and as an analyst and portfolio manager on Asian and Emerging Markets equities since 1997. Initially an analyst and portfolio manager with Pictet Asset Management in London, Emil went on to head up the emerging markets franchise at Polar Capital Partners in both London and Singapore. More recently he was Head of Asian Equity Strategy in Singapore at the securities brokerage units of Royal Bank of Scotland and Macquarie. Emil joined Comgest in 2012 as portfolio manager covering Asian and Global Emerging Market equities.
The investment objective of the Asia Pac ex Japan Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Asia excluding Japan but including the Indian sub-continent, Australia and New Zealand.
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