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GAM Investments Expands Asian Business Reach

Tom Burroughes Group Editor 27 May 2021

GAM Investments Expands Asian Business Reach

The Switzerland-listed firm already has offices in Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo.

GAM Investments, the Zurich-listed house, is setting up shop with a new office in Singapore, led by Terence Bong, who will be responsible for business development and client relationships in Singapore and the South East Asia region.

Bong will be based in Singapore, reporting to Rossen Djounov, head of Asia-Pacific.

GAM already has offices in Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo.

Prior to this role, Bong was head of wholesale for Southeast Asia at Templeton Asset Management, where he was responsible for distribution to private banks, independent financial advisors, insurance companies and consumer banks across Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines. 

Before Templeton, for three years, Bong was head of intermediary business development at Nikko Asset Management Asia. He has also worked at Schroder Investment Management, Aviva and Citibank Singapore. Bong gained a bachelor’s degree in business administration (finance) from the National University of Singapore and he has the CFA designation.

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