HONG KONG - Gartmore hasopened an office in Hong Kong to operate as a research hub in the Asian region.
The office will be managed by Frank Ho and will form a part of Gartmore’s proprietary research operations. The office will not be used by Gartmore for providing fund management services for client monies.
The opening of the Hong Kong office occurs at a time when investor interest in the Pacific and emerging markets sector is growing and where Gartmore is demonstrating success across its platforms.
Ho will remain a key member of Gartmore’s Pacific & emerging markets team and will continue to report to Philip Ehrmann, head of Pacific & emerging markets equities at Gartmore.
Ho has been based in Gartmore’s Tokyo office where he has been responsible for the wider Pacific & emerging markets technology universe as senior technology strategist since January 2005.
Charlie Awdry will join Ho in Hong Kong in September 2005 and will be responsible for developing Gartmore’s research into China. Awdry joined Gartmore in September 2001 as an analyst researching the industrials and materials sector for the Pacific & emerging markets team.
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