Jasmine Kang joined Comgest’s Hong Kong office in 2014 and is a portfolio manager and analyst specialising in Greater China equities. With over 10 years of investment experience, Kang was named co-lead of the China strategy in 2015. She started her career in 2005 with BNP Paribas Investment Partners, where she focused on Chinese, Korean and Indian equities before joining China Everbright Asset Management in 2010 as investment director responsible for China onshore and offshore equity research and investment. Kang graduated from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with a master’s degree in international economics and is a CFA charterholder.
David Raper joined Comgest in 2002 as an analyst and portfolio manager and is today managing director of Comgest Far East Limited. He is a lead portfolio manager of Comgest’s Asia Pacific ex Japan strategy and team manager of the firm’s Asia ex Japan equity investment team, responsible for the management of the portfolio managers and analysts covering the region. Prior to joining Comgest, Raper worked in Hong Kong for ING Barings covering Asian equities between 1999 and 2001. Raper is a CFA charterholder and graduated from the University of Canterbury (New Zealand) with a Bachelor's degree in economics and a second major in marketing.
Baijing Yu joined Comgest’s Hong Kong office in 2011 and is a portfolio manager and analyst specialising in Greater China equities. Baijing was named a co‐lead portfolio manager of the Comgest Growth Greater China fund in 2014. A native Mandarin speaker, she started her career in 2007 as an investment banking analyst of the TMT sector at the Royal Bank of Scotland in New York and then Hong Kong, where she covered global private equity firms in the Asian Pacific region. In 2010 she joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a senior analyst, then associate, covering the Asia TMT sector. Baijing holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor).
The investment objective of the China Fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting primarily of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies having their headquarters or carrying out their predominant activities in China.
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