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Prescient Investment Management Hires Head Of International Business Development

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Gaurav Maleri joins as President - Global Sales, to spearhead distribution of its range of Irish funds.

LONDON, CAPE TOWN and SHANGHAI 30 October 2019: Prescient Investment Management, a global investment manager with over USD 6 billion assets under management, has hired Gaurav Maleri as President, Global Sales, to be based in its London office.

Gaurav will be focusing on the promotion of Prescient China’s range of Irish UCITS funds, which use a systematic and quantitative approach to seek long term growth from Chinese markets across equities, fixed income and asset allocation strategies.

Gaurav has a 17-year career in asset management and private banking in both Europe and Asia. He joins Prescient from UTI International, where he was a Senior Vice President responsible for business development and marketing in Europe. Prior to that he was CEO of Reliance Capital Management’s UK business.

He has also held roles in Standard Chartered and was a regional manager in Mumbai with Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management.

“Emerging markets funds have played a big part in my career to date,” Maleri commented. “I’m looking forward to working with the team at Prescient on building upon their existing success with their range of UCITS funds.”

“We are very excited to have someone of Gaurav’s caliber joining the business at this time,” said Liang Du, CEO of Prescient China. “Gaurav arrives at a time when Prescient is becoming increasingly global in its operations and reach and will form part of our growing London-based team. We are seeing increasing interest from investors in Europe for emerging markets strategies, including China.”

Gaurav holds an MBA from the Institute of Management Technology in Ghaziabad, India.

Prescient Investment Management UK Limited is an Appointed Representative of Thornbridge Investment Management LLP which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.


About Prescient China

Prescient China is a quantitative, researched based, asset management company focused solely on the Chinese market. With a dedicated team based in Shanghai, our only goal is to deliver the best investment outcome for our clients.

Prescient’s extensive history with China began in 2009 with our establishment of a representative office in Shanghai China. In September 2012 we were the first institution in Africa to receive a Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor licence providing us with access to the very stringent Chinese capital markets. In November 2015 Prescient incorporated Prescient Investment Consulting (Shanghai) PTY Ltd, establishing its working presence in the Chinese Mainland.

Press release distributed by PressHalo on behalf of Prescient, on 30th October, 2019.