Sections

ABP quant head Gupta joins UK’s Pearl Group

Related Categories

EUROPE - Pranay Gupta, head of global quantitative strategies - capital markets at ABP Investments, has become the latest figure from the Dutch pension giant to join the Pearl Group.

Gupta left ABP "a few months ago", ABP confirmed to IPE. A Pearl spokeswoman confirmed that Gupta had joined but refused to comment further. IPE understands that he has been appointed deputy CIO, thus reporting to his former colleague Jan Straatman.

Pearl is entrepreneur Hugh Osmond's UK-based life assurance fund investment vehicle. It specialises in buying closed life funds and was bought out from Henderson Global Investors in 2004.

Straatman, the former capital markets CIO at ABP, resigned in November 2005 to become Pearl's CIO.
 
And in March this year, Erna Boogaard quit as ABP Investments' fundamental stock selection fund manager to become external management head at Pearl.

Pearl comprises Pearl, NPI and London Life. It has more than 2m customers and manages £30bn of assets.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

IPE QUEST

Your first step in manager selection...

IPE Quest is a manager search facility that connects institutional investors and asset managers.

  • QN-2467

    Asset class: Search for a broker (mainly ETFs).
    Asset region: Global.
    Size: 250m.
    Closing date: 2018-08-28.

  • DS-2468

    Closing date: 2018-08-24.

Begin Your Search Here