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Top asset management moves in August

Here are the top asset managment moves the Citywire Asia team rounded up for August

Aberdeen Standard hires head of Hong Kong

Aberdeen Standard Investments appointed David Lam as head of Hong Kong, to oversee the business, which employs about 60 people.

He was most recently chairman of the advisory board at Carret Private Investments, a Hong Kong-based multi-family office. Read more.

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Aberdeen Standard hires head of Hong Kong

Aberdeen Standard Investments appointed David Lam as head of Hong Kong, to oversee the business, which employs about 60 people.

He was most recently chairman of the advisory board at Carret Private Investments, a Hong Kong-based multi-family office. Read more.

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BlackRock poaches from DBS for new hire 

BlackRock poaches from DBS for new hire in India
BlackRock made its first senior hire in India for its private credit platform.

Based in Mumbai, Rajat Agrawal has been named managing director for the Asian private credit team. He will develop strategies for opportunistic credit. Read more

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Barings appoints Asia Pacific chief, China head
US investment manager Barings added 


US investment manager Barings added to its Asia presence with two new appoints in Sydney and Hong Kong.

Duncan Robertson has assumed an expanded role of head of Asia Pacific and Shelley Liu has joined the firm as country head of China. Read more

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Janus Henderson co-CEO Andrew Formica to exit

Janus Henderson’s co-CEO Andrew Formica stepped down from his position last month.

Formica will resign from his role and board seat immediately and continue to be an advisor to assist with final integration efforts through the end of the year. Read more

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Pimco opens Taiwan office, hires new GM

Fixed income investment manager Pimco is gearing up to build an onshore presence in Taiwan, led by its new general manager Mitch Wang.

He joins from FIL Securities Investment Trust, which is Fidelity International’s asset management operation in Taiwan. Read more

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DWS names new COO for China business

DWS has appointed Clarence Ng as its Shanghai-based chief financial officer for alternatives business in Asia Pacific, and chief operating officer (COO) for DWS China.

In these newly-created positions, Ng will be responsible for managing the implementation of all financial and governance aspects of the alternatives business. Read more

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Lombard Odier hires digital-focused equity PM

Lombard Odier Investment Managers appointed Francois Meunier as equity portfolio manager. 

In this newly-created role, Meunier will focus on finding global investment opportunities centered on disruption and innovation. Read more

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