Value Partners has appointed Sean Chang as its co-chief investment officer for fixed income, effective 30 January.
Chang will take up the reins alongside Gordon Ip and both of them will report to Louis So, co-chairman and co-chief investment officer.
Chang joins Value Partners from Ping An of China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Company, where he was most recently head of fixed income. He will be based in Singapore, while Ip will remain based in Hong Kong.
“We are delighted to welcome Sean onboard to strengthen our fixed income investment capabilities. His deep knowledge and experience in the Asian fixed income markets will be instrumental in helping Value Partners build an even stronger fixed income franchise in partnership with Gordon,” said So.
“Fixed income is an important pillar of our growth strategy. We are excited to have Sean onboard to help Value Partners further develop our capabilities in this key asset class so as to better serve the investment needs of our institutional and wealth management clients,” said June Wong, chief executive officer of Value Partners.
Chang spent six years with Baring Asset Management (Asia) as head of Asia debt investment, specialising in Chinese mainland research strategies and China credit decisions, prior to joining Ping An of China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Company.
He has also held a number of senior positions in Halbis Capital, Mirae Asset Global Investments, Hang Seng Investment Management, Invesco Asset Management Asia, HSBC Private Bank and HSBC Asset Management.