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A long-only, dynamically managed multi-asset fund that targets a positive real return of 4% above EU inflation (CPI)
– Maya Bhandari
Dynamic asset allocation
- Fund launch date
24 April 2018
- Asset class weightings
Fixed income and cash: 0-100%
The portfolio invests in direct investments, derivatives, passive strategies and in-house funds
Proven and repeatable investment process
Maya Bhandari joined the company in 2014 and is a portfolio manager and member of the Global Asset Allocation team. In this role she is responsible for managing and co-managing a range of multi-asset portfolios, as well as providing strategic and tactical input to the company's asset allocation process.
Before joining the company, Maya spent over 10 years advising buy-side companies on their multi-asset strategies. Most recently, she was a strategist and director at Citigroup within the Global Macro Strategy & Asset Allocation team where she developed broad global macro themes and investment ideas across asset classes. She was also a member of the Citi Private Bank's Investment Committee, where she advised the private bank on their asset allocation decisions. Prior to that, she spent six years at Lombard Street Research, latterly as head of Emerging Markets Analysis, whilst also previously working as a senior economist and strategist. Maya started her career as an economist for the European Commission.
Maya holds an MA (First Class Honours) in Economics from Edinburgh University, and a MPhil in International Relations from Cambridge University.
Asset Allocation Update - May 2020
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