Acadian appoints VP, Portfolio Management & Research

Suhail Mehra
Acadian Asset Management (Australia) Limited - VP, Portfolio Management & Research
Date: April 2016
Position: VP, Portfolio Management & Research

Acadian Asset Management (Australia) has appointed Suhail Mehra as vice president, portfolio management and research, based in Acadian's Sydney office.

Mehra was previously a portfolio manager at Macquarie Funds Group and before that was a quantitative analyst with both Macquarie Funds Group and Citigroup in Sydney.

In the new role, Suhail will focus on portfolio management for a number of Acadian's long only and long-short strategies along with undertaking research into alpha signals, risk modelling, portfolio construction and tax-effective income strategies.

Commenting on the appointment, Acadian Australia CEO Andrew Hair said: "We're delighted to have Suhail join the team. He has a strong quantitative background but importantly, possesses a sound understanding of stock fundamentals. He also has a wealth of experience in tax-effective investing, an area of significant importance for many of our Australian clients. We are confident that his expertise will enable him to contribute significantly to the firm and to the investment solutions that we provide."