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Edmond de Rothschild AM Names China Equities Head

Vanessa Doctor, Asia Correspondent, 30 May 2013

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Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, the asset management subsidiary of the Edmond de Rothschild Group, has appointed a new equities head in China.

Xing Hu assumes the role of head of Chinese equities, based in Hong Kong. In this position, he will be in charge of the funds EdR Mainland China and EdR China, which operate under the global emerging markets and commodities team led by Thomas Gerhardt.

Hu was previously the head of the qualified foreign institutional investors advisory business of Manulife TEDA Asset Management in Beijing. Before that, he was a fund manager specialising in Greater China and Asia ex-Japan markets at French firm Salomon Oppenheim Group.

Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management's branch network in Asia covers China, Hong Kong, Japan and Taiwan. Asset management is one of the two main businesses EdRG and covers all asset classes with direct investment in traditional funds or multi-manager funds of funds.

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