Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has appointed Anand Gupta (pictured) as lead portfolio manager, where he will oversee the firm’s India equity mandates, India thematic strategies and related portfolios.
Based in Singapore, he will report to Raymond Chan, chief investment officer for equity in Asia Pacific.
Gupta was most recently with Eastspring Investments, where he oversaw its India growth equity team. He has previously worked at SBI Mutual Fund, Batlivala & Karani Securities India and HSBC Securities.
“We are pleased to have Anand joining AllianzGI to strengthen our Indian equity franchise, his strong market knowledge and client expertise are invaluable assets to our regional franchise as India continues to gain its importance in the region,” said Chan.
“With Anand’s strong track record of equity investing in India, we look forward to working with him and seeking to deliver strong returns for our clients and drive further success for our existing strategy.”