Fullerton hires head of multi-asset strategies

Pranay Gupta joins Fullerton as the head of multi-asset strategies to enhance returns amid increasing volatility.

Fullerton Fund Management has appointed Pranay Gupta as its head of multi-asset strategies in Singapore.

Gupta was previously the chief investment officer (CIO) for Asia at the Swiss private bank Lombard Odier and has also worked at ING Investment Management. According to a statement, he held senior positions at Societe Generale in Hong Kong and JPMorgan in Singapore and New York.

“Multi-asset is one of the four core investment pillars for Fullerton Fund Management. As investors search for enhanced returns amid increasing volatility, multi-asset investing has become a specialised investment skill, where deep knowledge of the gamut of asset classes as well as portfolio construction and risk management, have become critical,” said Fullerton’s chief executive officer (CEO) Manraj Sekhon. 

In his new role, Pranay will be responsible for enhancing Fullerton’s multi-asset investment capability. He will join Fullerton’s management committee and report to CEO and CIO, Manraj Sekhon.

Fullerton Fund Management is an Asian and emerging market investment specialist, focused on a numer of asset classes, including equities, fixed income, money markets, currencies and alternatives. The firm’s assets under management stood at S$13 billion ($9.6 billion, €8.5 billion) as of 31 December.