PGIM Quantitative Solutions Strengthens London Team With Senior Appointment
Aug 10th, 2022 9:00 EST
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PGIM Quantitative Solutions (PQS), the quantitative and multi-asset solutions specialist of PGIM, has strengthened its London based team with the appointment of Dr. Apostolos Katsaris as senior client portfolio manager for the PGIM Wadhwani investment platform, effective immediately. PGIM is the US$1.3 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).
Based in London, Dr. Katsaris reports to Dr. Sushil Wadhwani, chief investment officer for PGIM Wadhwani. In this newly created role, Dr. Katsaris will enhance relationships with clients and prospects on behalf of the firm.
Dr. Wadhwani comments: “We are delighted to welcome Apostolos to the team, his deep expertise in diversifying, quantitative, investment solutions means he is well-positioned to guide our clients around the world through this challenging market environment, aiming to help add ballast to their portfolios. I look forward to working with him closely as we continue to grow the business.”
Dr. Katsaris joins from London-based CdR Capital, where he was group chief investment officer and oversaw the investment process for their wealth business and the multi-asset systematic fund of CdR Asset Management. Prior to this, he was partner and head of Dynamic Beta at Albourne Partners, a leading independent investment consultant for alternatives; head of Quantitative Research at Caliburn Capital Partners; and consultant, Risk Management, Fund of Hedge Funds at Schroders. Before joining the industry he was an academic with his research focusing on speculative bubbles and financial crashes.
Dr. Katsaris comments: “This is an exciting time to join PGIM Wadhwani. I look forward to working with the team as we continue to build our global client relationships.”
ABOUT PGIM QUANTITATIVE SOLUTIONS & PGIM WADHWANI As the quantitative equity and multi-asset solutions specialist of PGIM, PGIM Quantitative Solutions seeks to help solve complex investment problems with custom systematic solutions across the risk/return spectrum. Our modular portfolio construction simplifies our design of client-specific solutions. We can customize down to the stock level for portfolio considerations, with product offerings that range from core solutions and systematic macro to multi-asset portfolios and overlays. All of our options can be harnessed to provide stable return streams uncorrelated with existing strategies.
PGIM Quantitative Solutions manages portfolios for a worldwide institutional client base, including corporate and public pension plans, endowments and foundations, multiemployer pension plans, and subadvisory accounts for other financial services companies. As of June 30, 2022, PGIM Quantitative Solutions had approximately US$91.5 billion in assets under management.
PGIM Wadhwani LLP was founded in October 2002 as Wadhwani Asset Management (WAM) by Dr. Sushil Wadhwani, CBE. Investment operations commenced in January 2003. PGIM Wadhwani is a London-based asset management company, authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (219900), which specializes in systematic/quantitative macro investing. The diversifying strategies offered aim to do well during periods when equity markets are struggling.
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