Asset Management

Pictet AM Adds To Asia Team

Nick Parmée 1 March 2012

Pictet AM Adds To Asia Team

Pictet Asset Management has hired Prashant Kothari as a senior investment manager for its emerging markets equity team responsible for Indian equities.

Kothari joins from ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company, the Indian joint venture between local bank ICICI and UK insurance giant Prudential, where he was vice president and senior investment manager for the previous seven years, focusing on Indian equities. He began his career as an analyst in 2003, researching the consumer, media, retail, autos, financials, industrials, metals and telecoms sectors for India.

At 31 December 2011, Pictet had £4.3 billion ($6.9 billion) of assets under management invested in emerging market equities. 

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