Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register to get unlimited access to all of Citywire’s Fund Manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

Pictet boosts EMD team with Schroders hire

Pictet boosts EMD team with Schroders hire

Luke Chua has joined Pictet Asset Management as senior investment manager on the firm's emerging market corporate bond team.

Chua formerly worked at Schroders, where he managed the firm’s Emerging Markets Corporate Bond fund in Singapore.

The appointment is the latest in Pictet’s emerging market debt recruitment drive, following last year’s hiring of Karen Lam as client portfolio manager and Anya Kopyleva and Ivan Fernandez as analysts.

‘Luke’s arrival completes the emerging corporate bonds team at Pictet Asset Management,’ confirmed Alain-Nsiona Defise, Pictet’s head of emerging corporate bonds.

The £644 million Pictet Emerging Corporate Bonds fund has returned 0.68% since its inception in November 2012, compared with 0.98% from its JP Morgan Cembi Broad Diversified Composite index.

Leave a comment!

Please sign in or register to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.
Citywire TV
Play Navigating geopolitical risk with ETFs

Navigating geopolitical risk with ETFs

ETFGI’s Deborah Fuhr on how investors can use exchange-traded funds to position their portfolio.

Play Sarasin’s Boucher: why I like salmon with chocolate

Sarasin’s Boucher: why I like salmon with chocolate

Henry Boucher, manager of the £129 million Sarasin Food & Agriculture Opportunities fund, explains why he is gobbling up salmon and chocolate stocks.

Play Alibaba hype, the UK slowdown and opportunities in European sovereign bonds

Alibaba hype, the UK slowdown and opportunities in European sovereign bonds

Libby Ashby and leading wealth managers analyse what the Alibaba IPO hype means for Chinese equities, slowing growth of the UK economy and whether there’s anything left to play for in the European sovereign bond market.

Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: How David Esfandi is shaping Canaccord Genuity WM

Profile: How David Esfandi is shaping Canaccord Genuity WM

After six months as chief executive of Canaccord Genuity David Esfandi's ambitions are taking shape

Wealth Manager on Twitter