For more than half a century, PineBridge has been invested in Asia's growth and success.
Shaped by our heritage as the former investment management arm of American International Group (AIG) and nurtured today as part of the Hong Kong-based Pacific Century Group, our footprint in Asia reflects the region's dynamism, resilience, and ambition. Few other global asset managers are as anchored in terms of share of assets under management (AUM) in the region and resources on the ground.
Over 50% of global AUM in Asia Pacific1
300+ employees based in Asia Pacific 1
100+ Investment professionals in mainland China through our joint venture Huatai-PineBridge 2
Over 30 years track record of our longest existing Asia-focused fund 3
PineBridge is dedicated to uncovering exceptional opportunities across Asia’s dynamic equity and fixed income markets.
Asia is the world’s fastest-growing region and home to 60% of the world’s population.5 Fast-paced and highly idiosyncratic, the region presents a fertile ground for active investors. Access compelling returns in Asian equity, bonds and multi-asset with PineBridge’s on-ground expertise and time-tested strategies.
Portfolio Manager, Head of Asia ex-Japan Equities
Ms. Soon joined the investment industry in 1988 and has over 30 years of experience in managing investment teams and Asia equity portfolios. Ms. Soon joined PineBridge in 2008.
Ms. Soon is Managing Director and Head of Asia ex-Japan Equities. She is responsible for the oversight of the Asia ex-Japan Equity team and strategies. Since 2008, she has been the portfolio manager of the Asia small/mid cap funds and focused funds, and chairs the portfolio positioning/asset allocation committee for Asia.
Ms. Soon holds an MBA from Manchester Business School, UK, a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and is a CFA Charterholder. She sits on the Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
Co-Head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income, Head of Asia ex-Japan Fixed Income
Mr. Lau began his career in finance in 1987 with HSBC as a manager focused on corporate and commercial banking. Mr. Lau joined PineBridge Investments in 2011 as Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Asia ex-Japan Fixed Income.
Mr. Lau is Managing Director, Co-Head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income responsible for overseeing and expanding EM strategies at PineBridge, as well as Head of Asia ex-Japan Fixed Income, managing the firm’s Asia bond capabilities.
Mr. Lau received a BBA in Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is also a CFA and CPA Charterholder.
Portfolio Manager, Asia ex Japan Equities
Ms. Chen joined the industry in 2005 and has deep experience in conducting deep multi-faceted analysis for companies in the Greater China region, including onshore China A-share equities. She joined PineBridge in 2007.
Ms. Chen is Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager responsible for China and Hong Kong equities. She is the lead manager of the firm’s A-share portfolios and the co-manager of the Greater China equity products.
Ms. Chen holds a Master of Science degree in Information Systems from The National University of Singapore and a Bachelor of Economics degree in Accounting from North China University of Technology in Beijing. She is also a CFA Charterholder.
Head of India Equities
Mr. Husain joined the firm in 2004 and is now the Head of India Equities. His industry experience started in 1997.Mr. Husain joined the firm in 2004 and is now the Head of India Equities. His industry experience started in 1997.
Mr. Husain is Managing Director and Head of India Equities, advising on investments for PineBridge’s India capabilities.
Mr. Husain received a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore and a Bachelor’s Degree of Technology from the Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University).
Portfolio Manager, Head of Japan Small Cap Equities
Ms. Katsumi has been with PineBridge for 20 years, joining the firm in May 2000. Her industry experience dates back to 1996.
Ms. Katsumi is Managing Director, Head of Japan Equities and Portfolio Manager for the firm’s Japan Small Cap Equity strategy.
Ms. Katsumi received a BA degree from International Christian University. She is a Chartered Member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan.
Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager,
Huatai-PineBridge Fund Management
With over two decades years of relevant experience, Hanqing Tian joined the industry in 1997 and joined Huatai-PineBridge, the China joint venture of PineBridge Investments, in 2012.
Ms. Tian is the Chief Investment Officer of the Huatai-PineBridge quantitative investment team and Portfolio Manager for Huatai-PineBridge’s quantitative funds.
Ms. Tian has an MBA degree from Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley; a Master’s Degree in Engineering from The School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University; and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from The School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University.
1 As of 30 June 2023.
2 As of 30 June 2023. Investment professionals include portfolio managers, traders, and research analysts; subject to change. Huatai-PineBridge is a Sino-foreign joint-venture fund management company of which PineBridge Investments LLC owns a 49% interest. For further details about Huatai-PineBridge, please contact your local representative at PineBridge Investments.
3 The inception date of PineBridge Asia ex Japan Equity Fund is 26 July 1991.
4 Huatai-PineBridge is a Sino-foreign joint-venture fund management company of which PineBridge Investments LLC owns a 49% interest. For further details about Huatai-PineBridge, please contact your local representative at PineBridge Investments.
5 United Nations World Population Prospects 2019