Pictet adds Kothari to emerging equity team

Pictet Asset Management has bolstered its emerging markets equity team by hiring Prashant Kothari as senior investment manager.

Kothari, who joins from ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company, will be responsible for Indian equities within the team.

Richard Heelis, chief investment officer for equities at Pictet, says: “Prashant’s appointment represents a significant reinforcement of our emerging markets expertise to this crucial region, we are delighted to have him in the team.” (article continues below)

Kothari entered the asset management industry in 2003, working as an analyst covering the Indian consumer, media, retail, autos, financials, industrials, metals and telecoms sectors.