Eastspring Investments, the $254 billion Asian investment management arm of Prudential plc, announced the appointment of Bill Maldonado as Head of Equities. Subject to regulatory approval, he will commence in his role on 6 September, 2021.
This strategic hire aims to expand Eastspring’s leadership capabilities, strengthen its equity offerings, and support its specialized equity teams’ approach. In this new role, Maldonado will be responsible for managing and further diversifying Eastspring’s equity strategies. Based in Singapore, he will report to Boon Peng Ooi, Head of Eastspring Portfolio Strategies.
Maldonado has nearly 30 years of global asset management experience. He was most recently the Asia Pacific Chief Investment Officer and Global Chief Investment Officer, Equities at HSBC Global Asset Management.
“We are delighted to welcome Bill to the Eastspring team. His extensive knowledge and proven track record in leading equity investment teams and diversifying product offerings will be critical to the long-term growth of our business,” said Boon Peng Ooi, Head of Eastspring Portfolio Strategies, Eastspring Investments.
Bill Maldonado, Eastsrping Investments
Maldonado commented: “Eastspring has a rich heritage and successful track record managing equity strategies in Asia. I am very excited and look forward to working closely with the team to further build, diversify and expand our equity capabilities to meet the evolving needs of our clients and distribution partners.”
Maldonado holds a Bachelor of Science, Physics (Hons) from Sussex University and Uppsala University, an MBA from Cranfield University and a Doctorate (D. Phil) in Laser Physics from University of Oxford.