LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PGIM Fixed Income today announced that Kunal Patel, CFA, has joined the firm’s London office, as a vice president covering U.K. pension funds, insurance companies and consultants. Patel will report to Sarah McMullen, Principal, head of U.K. Client Advisory.
Patel was most recently a vice president at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), based in London, where he was responsible for coverage of investment consultant firms, and U.K. pension client relationships spanning pooled fund and segregated investments across a range of strategies. Prior to PIMCO, Patel was with Deutsche Bank Debt Capital Markets group providing tailored advice to corporate clients on debt financing, balance sheet management and risk management. He was responsible for corporate client coverage of U.K. Treasury teams and mid-market corporate clients in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium.
“Kunal’s knowledge and experience across the fixed income markets makes him an outstanding partner to add value for our clients and continue our growth in the U.K.,” said McMullen.
Patel received a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Management from University of Oxford, Worcester College, and an MBA with a concentration in finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
About PGIM Fixed Income
PGIM Fixed Income, with $709 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017, is a global asset manager offering active solutions across all fixed income markets. The company has offices in Newark, N.J., London, Tokyo and Singapore. For more information, visit pgimfixedincome.com.
About PGIM and Prudential Financial, Inc.
With 15 consecutive years of positive third-party institutional net flows, PGIM, the global asset management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), ranks among the top 10 largest asset managers in the world with more than $1 trillion in assets under management as of Dec. 31, 2017. PGIM’s businesses offer a range of investment solutions for retail and institutional investors around the world across a broad range of asset classes, including fundamental equity, quantitative equity, public fixed income, private fixed income, real estate and commercial mortgages. Its businesses have offices in 16 countries across five continents. For more information, please visit pgim.com.
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