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ING IM expands EM equity team
18 August 2014
Team head and new senior portfolio manager appointed
ING Investment Management (ING IM) has announced two senior
appointments to its emerging market equity team.
Ashish Goyal has been appointed head of the emerging market
equity (EME) team and Robert Holmes joins as senior portfolio
manager, emerging market equities.
Goyal joins as of October 1 and will be tasked with expanding
ING IM's EME capacity and capabilities. He will be based in
Singapore and report to Eric Siegloff, deputy chief investment
"Goyal brings a wealth of experience in EME to the company. In
the course of his career, he has been instrumental in building
and managing teams with a cultural emphasis on disciplined
investment process, risk management and innovation," said
Goyal joins ING IM from Eastspring Investments (formerly
Prudential Asset Management). Over the past 20 years he has
held positions including investment director Asia equity and
chief investment officer Asia and GEM equities.
Holmes will join ING IM in early September and report to Goyal.
Over the past 10 years, he worked as a specialist fund manager
in Emea and before that held various positions, including
management roles, covering institutional sales and proprietary
trading on the equity brokerage side.
He joins ING IM from Griffin Capital Management, where he
worked as a fund manager for the past seven years. Based in
London, he will take responsibility for ING IM's Emerging