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BambuBlack bolsters investment team with appointment of new portfolio manager

BambuBlack Asset Management, a boutique of BennBridge’s UK arm, has strengthened its investment team with the appointment of Pinakin Patel, who joins as a portfolio manager.

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Pinakin has 29 years of experience in the Asia Pacific region as both a portfolio manager and investment specialist. He previously worked at Allianz Global Investors, JP Morgan Asset Management, ISIS Investment Management, Gartmore Investment Management and Newton Investment Management.

Founder and CIO, Jane Andrews, established BambuBlack in partnership with BennBridge in 2019. The firm is an Asia Pacific long-only equities boutique that manages two strategies – the SVS BambuBlack Asia ex-Japan All-Cap and SVS BambuBlack Asia Income & Growth. Jane brings over 30 years of sector experience, having previously worked at Smith & Williamson.

“As we continue to deepen client relationships and grow our funds, it is vital to have experienced professionals with local expertise. Pinakin brings both, so we are excited to have someone of his calibre join the business,” Jane said.

Commenting on his appointment, Pinakin said, “I am excited to be joining the team at an important phase of the businesses growth, as we look to unearth compelling investment opportunities across the region on behalf of our investors.”

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