The Hong Kong-based fund house has promoted internally to fill the role, amid an ongoing management reshuffle.
Generating returns has been a challenge for several years with global interest rates having stayed rooted at record lows, forcing institutional investors to seek alternatives to sovereign debt....
The firm plans to relocate its fixed income staff from Singapore as it ramps up its focus on China, but the team head will depart. It is also seeking an EM debt head for Hong Kong.
The German fund house has hired from JP Morgan Asset Management to fill the newly created role.
Money market products account for 51% of China's mutual fund assets, and Tianhong's Yu'e Bao makes up nearly a third of MMF assets. Analysts are worried about concentration risk.
The fund house has added a portfolio manager and compliance director. AsianInvestor spoke to China head Yu Xiaobo about his plans.