The Dutch pension asset manager's Asia Pacific head of real estate says his team has just had one of its busiest years ever and that 2021 is looking similarly promising.
In the new role, Series will oversee and manage AMP Capital equities teams that cover Australian, New Zealand, and Asian equities. He reports to chief investment officer Mark OÆBrien.
AMP Capital expanded its international investment management capabilities in Asia last year by establishing a regional office in Singapore, as well as offices in Beijing, Tokyo and Mumbai.
Previously, Series was an investment director for Asian Equities at HSBC Asset Management in Hong Kong and co-founder of investment management firm Perennial Investment Partners in Australia.
AMP Capital offers a range of investment strategies across equities including multi-style, multi-manager, single manager, balanced options, protected and geared strategies, as well as index, quantitative, absolute returns and market capitalisation-based options.
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