GLOBAL - JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has restructured its emerging markets equity team with the addition of an enlarged global group responsible for both active and structured strategies.
The group, headed up by Richard Titherington (pictured), CIO of emerging markets at JPMAM, will be in addition to the existing regional groups dedicated to Latin America, EMEA and Asia.
Austin Forey will head the London-based active strategy side, working with Greg Mattiko and Ashraf el Ansary. The duo will be responsible for active, high alpha strategies including the JP Morgan Emerging Markets Equities Fund.
Based in New York, George Iwanicki will head the structured strategy, working with Luke Richdale and Leon Eidelman. They will be responsible for the EME risk-constrained strategies.
Titherington, who will relocate to London from Hong Kong, commented: “The new team alignment takes advantage of the skills of the existing EME team by positioning individuals where these skills can best be utilised going forward.
“We are confident that we have both the right team and structure in place to deliver enhanced alpha generation at a global level.”
JPMAM has 46 people working in emerging markets globally. The team manages 30 funds and approximately $12bn in assets under management, ranging from global emerging markets to regional specialist funds such as Latin America and Emerging Europe/Middle East.
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