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Exotix expands research team in Africa and Asia

Hanoi_VietnamEmerging markets specialist Exotix Partners has hired equity researchers from Pakistan, Vietnam and Nigeria. Rohit Kumar, formerly of Insight Securities and Taurus Securities, will cover South Asian financials from Karachi. Phuong Pham, who has worked at Mediobanca and Standard & Poor’s, covers Vietnamese banks. Temitope Ode, an ex-Sankore Global Investments and Goldman Sachs employee, will analyse financial companies from Lagos. “We are building a very talented financial sector team with deep experience in our core markets,” said Rahul Shah, head of financials research. The appointments are the latest in a series of hires by Exotix, which recently expanded into the Americas by rehiring Rafael Elias as an analyst and employing Rex Nowell as a director of new client development. Exotix Partners says its analysts cover more than 160 companies in emerging and frontier markets. ©2017 funds global asia

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

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Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.