Specialist Asian equity asset manager Atlantis has appointed Amit Mehta as an analyst and fund maanger on its Atlantis Asian ex-Japan team.
He will report to Tony Jordan, manager of the Atlantis Asian recovery fund and the Atlantis Asian opportunities fund.
Mehta joins from Morley Fund Management, where he worked as an equity analyst on the emerging market and Asia desk, with primary responsibility for the India market.
Prior to this, he worked as an analyst on the North American equity desk at Morley and was a consultant at Mercer Investment Consulting.
Atlantis currently has $5.8bn and as well as the Asia ex-Japan range, it has a number of funds investing exclusively in Japan, Korea, China and India.
Jordan says: “Amit’s appointment reflects the growth in assets under management within the Atlantis Asian ex-Japan team and the Atlantis business as a whole. Amit brings considerable experience of bottom-up stock picking and we believe he will be an invaluable addition to the team.”