OMGI bolsters Asian equities team

Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) has appointed Oliver Lee as investment director for Asian Equities within its Asian equities team in Hong Kong.

Lee will be in charge of boosting the capability of the Old Mutual Asian Equities team, working alongside investment professionals Josh Crabb, Diamond Lee, Kris Whitlock and Dmitry Lapidus.

The team, which received regulatory approval to operate from Hong Kong last April, manages three funds from the region, the Old Mutual Asian Equity Income Fund and the Old Mutual Pacific Equity Fund both run by Josh Crabb, and the Old Mutual Greater China Equity Fund run by Diamond Lee.

Lee joins from Schroder Investment Management, where he worked in their alternative strategies group. Formerly, he held roles at Sloane Robinson, an Asian and emerging market equity boutique, and at Goldman Sachs where he spent two years in the equities division.

Lee began his career at UBS in 2000, working in both the London and Zurich offices.

Launched in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors has assets under management of £22.4bn (€30.7bn).

Adrien Paredes-Vanheule
Adrien Paredes-Vanheule is French-Speaking Europe Correspondent for InvestmentEurope, covering France, Belgium, Geneva and Monaco. Prior to joining InvestmentEurope, he spent almost five years writing for various publications in Monaco, primarily as a criminal and financial court reporter. Before that, he worked for newspapers and radio stations in France, in particular in Lyon.

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