Schroders has appointed Dr Zijian Yang to the role of Multi-asset Fund Manager for our Asian business. Zijian joins Schroders on 1 November 2017 and will report to Patrick Brenner, Head of Multi-asset Investments, Asia. Zijian will be primarily focussing on the management of Schroders Life-Cycle funds and will be based in Hong Kong.
Zijian joins from Allianz Global Investors Asia Pacific, where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager, and was responsible for the management of Multi-asset portfolios for Asian institutional clients with expertise in relative and absolute return and target risk strategies. He has over nine years of industry experience, working as a Portfolio Manager in Hong Kong and Europe for a variety of different funds internationally. Zijian holds a PhD in Computational Finance.
Patrick Brenner, Head of Multi-asset Investments Asia, commented:
“We are delighted that Zijian is joining our expanding Multi-asset team in Hong Kong. His long-standing career and fund management expertise make him a valuable addition to our existing capabilities. Zijian’s appointment further highlights our continued commitment to our growth in Asian markets and the increased demand for Multi-asset solutions from our clients in the region.”
The appointment of Zijian Yang follows on from the recent hire of Keiko Kondo as Deputy Head, Multi-asset Investments Asia.
Schroders’ Multi-asset business has over US$84 billion* of assets under management, employing more than 90 investment professionals**globally.
*As at 31 March 2017
** As at June 2017
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