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BambuBlack bolsters investment team with appointment of new portfolio manager

BambuBlack has strengthened its investment team with the appointment of Pinakin Patel who joins as a portfolio manager.

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Pinakin joins BambuBlack from Allianz Global Investors in Hong Kong, where he was an investment specialist. Pinakin has over 29 years’ experience in the Asia Pacific region, as both a portfolio manager and an investment specialist, previously having worked at JP Morgan Asset Management, ISIS Investment Management, Gartmore Investment Management and Newton Investment Management.

Established by Jane Andrews in partnership with BennBridge in 2019, the firm manages two strategies – the SVS BambuBlack Asia Ex-Japan All-Cap and SVS BambuBlack Asia Income & Growth. Jane brings over 30 years of sector experience, having previously worked at Smith & Williamson, and leads an investment team of three.

Commenting on the appointment, Jane Andrews, Founder & CIO at BambuBlack, says; “As we continue to deepen client relationships and grow our funds, it is vital to have experienced professionals with local expertise. Pinakin brings both, so we are excited to have someone of his calibre join the business.”

Commenting on his appointment, Pinakin says; “I am excited to be joining the team at an important phase of the businesses growth, as we look to unearth compelling investment opportunities across the region on behalf of our investors.”

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