Tata Asset Management Ltd, which manages TataMutual Fund, has announced the appointment of Rahul Singh as its Chief Investment Officer (CIO) – Equities. In the new role which he starts from October 15, 2018, Singh would lead the fund management and equity research teams.

Rahul Singh Tata Asset Management

Rahul Singh, CEO-Equities, Tata Asset Management

Singh brings with him over 23 years of investment experience. An alumnus of IIM Lucknow, Singh joins Tata Asset Management from Ampersand Capital Investment Advisors LLP where he was the managing partner. Ampersand Capital Investment Advisors LLP is a SEBI registered Investment Advisor. Ampersand is also the investment manager for Ampersand Growth Opportunities Fund, a Category-III Alternate Investment Fund (AIF) approved by SEBI.

Prior to Ampersand Capital, Singh worked with Standard Chartered Securities and Citigroup Global Markets India.

Welcoming Singh, Prathit Bhobe, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Asset Management, said, “I am pleased to welcome Rahul to the Tata Asset Management family. He joins us at an exciting moment with the mutual fund industry in India seeing explosive growth in the recent past. With his joining us, I am confident that we will accelerate our growth as we aim to scale new heights in the industry.”

Speaking on his appointment, Singh said, “I am extremely delighted to join Tata Asset Management and look forward to using my experience to contribute to the growth and success of the organisation.”

In May, Gopal Agrawal had put in his papers at Tata Asset Management after a 13-month stint. In July, DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd announced the appointment of Gopal Agrawal as Senior Fund Manager and Head of Macro Strategy.

Established in 1994, Tata Asset Management Ltd is a recognised asset management company in India for the past two decades and has a strong pan-India retail-oriented presence with branches across 72 locations.

Kumar Shankar Roy

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