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Rajiv Jain

Rajiv Jain

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About Rajiv Jain

Rajiv Jain has dedicated over a decade to the art of stockpicking and is currently the CIO and a portfolio manager at GDG Partners. Prior to this he was the senior vice president and managing director of Swiss group Vontobel Asset Management whom he joined in 1994. Born in India in 1968, Jain graduated in 1987 with a BA in Commerce from Panjab University, India and received a Masters in Finance from Ajmer University, India two years later. In 1990 he earned a postgraduate diploma in International Marketing from the Delhi School of Economics and went on to study in the USA, where he gained an MBA from Miami University in 1993. Jain got his first professional role in 1989 in Delhi as an export executive with Indo Rama Synthetics Ltd in 1989 where he was responsible for currency hedging operations. He also had a spell as an analyst with Swiss Bank Corporation before its merger with Union Bank of Switzerland.

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  • JRated A in Jan 2009
  • FRated A in Feb 2009
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  • MRated A in May 2012
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  • ARated A in Aug 2012
  • SRated A in Sep 2012
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  • JRated A in Jan 2013
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  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
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  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
  • FRated A in Feb 2014
  • MRated A in Mar 2014
  • ARated A in Apr 2014
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  • JRated Plus in Jan 2015
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  • JRated Plus in Jan 2016
  • FRated A in Feb 2016
  • MRated A in Mar 2016


Equity - Global Emerging Markets
over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2018

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 1.4% -6.4% -7.4%
2017 33.5% 10.6% 1.3% 11.7% 6.8%
2016 11.1% 0.7% 3.4% 7.5% -0.7%
2015 -8.6% -0.8% -5.1% -6.5% 3.8%
2014 17.3% 1.3% 7.8% 6.2% 1.1%

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Ex-Vontobel star Rajiv Jain gives EFGAM exclusive rights to his EM fund

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Rajiv Jain: why I branched out with my breakaway boutique

International and emerging markets star Rajiv Jain explains his company change and why he predicts a painful period ahead for investors who fail to adapt.

EM equity veteran Rajiv Jain quits Vontobel

Asset manager announces changes in growth boutique after Citywire A-rated manager announces resignation.

Star manager revisited: Vontobel's Rajiv Jain one decade on

Citywire Global revisits Vontobel's EM equity veteran and finds his star manager credentials intact along with many of his contrarian convictions.

EM star Jain: why we’re not joining the frontier fund launch frenzy

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The most consistent global EM equity managers revealed

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.