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.
ôWe're very fortunate to have Tarun joining our firm," says Bill Winters, co-CEO of JP Morgan Investment Bank. "He brings unmatched experience in the local currency market, an important opportunity for us to grow revenues in the region."
HSBC veteran Mahrotri joins JPMorgan as managing director in a newly created role, reporting to Ralph Parks, David Puth and Patrik Edsparr. He will come on board in the middle of the year and continue to be based in Hong Kong.
Mahrotri moved to Hong Kong with HSBC in mid-2004 as head of regional trading, global markets, with responsibility for trading and managing risk in foreign exchange and credit for Asia Pacific. He also ran the structured rates and credit books in local currencies and co-managed the client solutions group.
Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Mahrotri was Treasurer with HSBC in India, running swaps, bonds and rates trading and did a stint with HSBC in Hong Kong before in the 1990s. He holds a mechanical engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MBA from Bombay University.
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The RM82.64 billion ($20.6 billion) Malaysian Hajj fund, which recently completed a restructure, is looking to diversify globally but remains cautious of risky assets.
Mega players Nippon Life and Dai-ichi Life are looking for opportunities in higher-yield single-A US corporate bonds, which offer more appealing yields than stagnant domestic offerings.