HONG KONG (May 2, 2013) -- PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has hired Ronie Ganguly as a Senior Vice President and Asia Credit/Emerging Market Corporate Portfolio Manager. Mr. Ganguly joined PIMCO on April 22nd and is based in the firm’s Singapore office, reporting to Rob Mead, Head of Asia-Pacific Credit Portfolio Management & Head of Portfolio Management Australia, and Ramin Toloui and Michael Gomez, Global Co-Heads of Emerging Markets Portfolio Management. PIMCO manages more than US$2 trillion in assets globally as of 31 March 2013.
“Mr. Ganguly’s hiring expands our Asia-Pacific portfolio management team and reflects PIMCO’s conviction that Asian investment opportunities will be an increasingly important lever for generating returns for our clients in the coming years. His expertise and solid experience will play a key role in helping PIMCO find the best investment opportunities to manage risk and deliver returns.” said Mr. Mead.
“We have tripled our team of portfolio managers and credit analysts in Emerging Asia since the beginning of 2011. As investors around the world diversify their portfolios away from lopsided allocations to developed countries and into emerging-market investments, local presence is essential to success,” said Mr. Toloui.
Mr. Ganguly’s Asian credit market experience complements PIMCO’s global team of 18 Emerging Markets portfolio managers and 21 Global Credit Portfolio Managers. This global investment platform is supported by PIMCO’s credit research team which consists of over 70 credit research analysts providing comprehensive global credit coverage in over 40 industries.
Mr. Ganguly is a Senior Vice President and Asia Credit / Emerging Market Corporate Portfolio Manager. Mr. Ganguly joins PIMCO from Deutsche Bank, where he was a Director and market maker for Asian High Yield bonds. He was rated one of the Top Asian Credit Traders by The Asset Magazine in 2012. He was previously the lead analyst for Citigroup and JP Morgan and has 12 years of investment experience. He holds an undergraduate degree in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and a post graduate diploma in Management from IIM-A. He is also a CFA Charterholder.