iM Global Partner, an investment and development platform focused on acquiring strategic investments in best-in-class traditional and alternative investment firms in the US, Europe and Asia, has appointed Bo Huang as Head of Research.
Huang is joining the investment team led by Jean Maunoury, Deputy CEO and CIO of iM Global Partner.
Beside identifying potential partners and conducting due diligences on them as the other team members do, Huang will focus on the effective implementation of iM Global Partner’s research process. She is also supporting iM Global Partner’s sales teams in promoting the Partner’s strategies.
Bo Huang, CFA, has acquired close to 15 years’ experience in finance, including portfolio management of multi-asset funds and fund selection across various asset classes: equity, fixed income, property and alternative strategies including long short equity, global macro, relative value fixed interest, CTA and natural resources. Huang also has relevant experience in manager research on Asian and Emerging Markets and a buy-side experience on Asian equities.
Before joining iM Global Partner, Huang was a portfolio manager for a USD5 billion Multi-Asset Fund of Funds at Tilney Group. From 2011 to 2015, she worked as head analyst overseeing Asian and Global Emerging markets at Stamford Associates. Huang started her career at Ernst & Young auditing the banking sector (capital markets). She holds a B.A. in Science of Management from Paris University II Pantheon Assas and a Master’s in European Business from ESCP Europe. Huang is also a CFA charterholder.
Jean Maunoury, Deputy CEO and CIO of iM Global Partner, says: “We are delighted to welcome Bo Huang to our team. We share the same long-term investment philosophy and focus on high alpha managers. Her strong experience of Asian and Emerging markets will help us identify potential new partners covering asset classes in these areas wherever they are based. We have now invested in five partners, our objective is to invest in five to eight more asset management firms among which at least one or two emerging asset management boutiques to widen the range of offers available to our clients.”