Hermes Investment Management, the £30.8 billion manager, has appointed Amit Mehta as Director and Senior Asia Analyst in its emerging markets team. Based in London, Amit will report into Gary Greenberg, Head of Emerging Markets.
In this role, Amit will work within the team managing the Asian stocks in the portfolio, providing research, analysis and generating models on existing and potential areas of investment. With a career spanning over 20 years in the City, Amit has in-depth and extensive experience in equity portfolio management and analysis, working for a number of leading firms including PIMCO, Pictet, Insight Investment, Morgan Stanley and KPMG where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.
Gary Greenberg, Head of Emerging Markets, Hermes Investment Management said: “With his substantial expertise developed over decades of market analysis, Amit has a detailed understanding of the companies operating in Asia and the key market drivers in the region. His insights and skills will be an excellent complement to the existing expertise on the team as we continue to build on our strong performance and capitalise on the attractive companies we see in the market.”