French asset management company BNP Paribas has hired Paul Sandhu as head of multi-assets quant solutions and client advisory for Asia Pacific while StepStone Group has named five new partners and six new managing directors.
BNP Paribas AM hires head of client advisory for Asia Pacific
BNP Paribas Asset Management, the investment management arm of French asset management company BNP Paribas, has named Paul Sandhu as head of multi-assets quant solutions and client advisory for Asia Pacific, according to a report from Asia Asset Management.
In his new role, which takes effect from February 11, he will oversee the company’s customised quant product development for institutional and wholesale distributor clients in the region.
Sandhu will be based in Hong Kong and report to Anton Wouters, the head of solutions and client advisory.
Before BNP Paribas, he was managing director and head of investment solutions at US investment firm Conning, where he was responsible for setting up the company’s business operations in Asia.
Paris-based BNPP AM has approximately 399 billion euros ($451.9 billion) of assets under management currently.
StepStone Group names new partners and MDs
StepStone Group, a global private markets investment and advisory firm has announced five new partners and six new managing directors in New York, London, Beijing, California, Switzerland, California and Brazil.
The new partners include Vincent Hsu, a member of the private equity team, based in Beijing; Aiyu Nicholson and Geoffrey Dolan in New York; Christable Yau, a member of the investor relations team in New York; Michael Cronin, a member of the PE team from London.
StepStone Group to date has more than $265 billion of total asset allocations, including over $51 billion in assets under management.