Asian asset manager Eastspring Investments (Eastspring) has appointed Colin Graham as Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Multi Asset solutions.
Graham, who will be reporting to the company´s CIO Virginie Maisonneuve, will be responsible for leading and further developing the Multi Asset solutions team. Overall, he will be responsible for the investment process, philosophy and portfolio strategy.
The new CIO of the Multi Asset solutions team has more than 25 years´experience in the industry, mainly in global and Asian multi asset solutions. Graham joins Eastspring from London-based BNP Paribas Investment Partners, where he held the same position for which he has been appointed.
Prior to that, he was managing director, co-Head of global Multi Asset Strategies, Multi Asset Client Solutions at BlackRock. Formerly he worked as portfolio manager at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (former Mercury Asset Management).
Ms Maisonneuve says: “Colin’s appointment will strengthen Eastspring’s growing investment offering, with a Multi Asset solution capability that complements our existing asset classes. He brings outstanding multi asset investment experience and leadership across all aspects of portfolio management. His insights will help drive innovation and continuing excellence in our investment activities.”
Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management arm of Prudential Corporation Asia, operates in 10 Asian markets, North America and Europe. The company had $170bn (€138.83bn) in assets under management as of 30 June 2017.