In this wide-ranging #FundManagerChat, Rajiv Jain, CIO of GQG Partners and Manager of the GQG Partners Global Equity Fund, discusses how he finds the opportunities in global equities markets.
Rajiv explains what drove him to set up his own fund house after forging a successful career at Vontobel and outlines the key influences behind his unique and successful "quality growth" process.
Rajiv also provides a summary of global equities markets and explains how his considerable experience with previous bear markets is helping him navigate the difficulties presented by the current Covid-19 crisis.
Rajiv Jain is chatting remotely with Jake Moeller, Head of Lipper UK and Ireland Research at Refinitiv, on May 5, 2020.
Rajiv is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of GQG Partners and also serves as the lead portfolio manager for all GQG Partners strategies.
Rajiv commenced investment operations at GQG Partners in June 2016 with over 25 years of investment experience. Previously, Rajiv served as a Co-Chief Executive Officer (from July 2014) and Chief Investment Officer and Head of Equities (from February 2002) at Vontobel Asset Management. He was the sole portfolio manager of the International Equities strategy (since 2002) and Emerging Markets Equities strategy (since 1997), and the lead portfolio manager for the Global Equities strategy (since 2002).
Rajiv helped build the business from less than US$400 million under management to just under US$50 billion in 2016. He joined Vontobel Asset Management as a co-portfolio manager of Emerging Markets Equities and International Equities in November 1994.
Prior to that, he was an International Equity Analyst at Swiss Bank Corporation.
Rajiv earned an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Miami. He also has a master’s degree from the University of Ajmer and an undergraduate degree in accounting with honors.
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