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GIB Asset Management appoints new Senior Equity Analyst

09/21 GIB Asset Management

London: September 21 2021: GIB Asset Management ("GIB AM") today announces the appointment of Megan Ie, as a Senior Equity Analyst to its Global Emerging Markets Equities team.

Megan joins the growing team of Greg Konieczny (Head of Global Emerging Markets Equities), Kunal Desai (Portfolio Manager) and Marcin Lewczuk (Portfolio Manager), who together will help drive the creation of GIB's emerging markets equity capability. This capability is shaped by the investment philosophy of seeking to actively engage with all portfolio companies to drive long term value creation through material ESG improvements and a pathway to higher incremental returns. This is reflected in a high conviction, concentrated strategy that is both style and benchmark agnostic, with a long term focus to harness the power of compounding cashflows and active ESG engagement.

Megan has over 12 years of investment experience and will support the research capability of the Emerging Markets Equities team. Before GIB Asset Management, Megan worked as an Investment Analyst at Eastspring Investments in Singapore, focusing on fundamental research in emerging Asia and EMEA. Prior to joining Eastspring Investments, she was a Dealer & Research Analyst at Kim Eng Securities, focusing on Singapore and Hong Kong equities. Megan has a Bachelor of Business Management degree from Singapore Management University.

Greg Konieczny, Head of Global Emerging Markets Equities, said: "We are delighted to welcome Megan as the 4th member of our Emerging Markets team. She brings a decade of successful investing experience across Asia and wider emerging markets, which perfectly complements our differentiated process of delivering long-term returns through an active engagement framework. She will be a great asset to the team."

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