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HSBC AM bolsters UK institutional team with BD hire

, 14/05/2021

HSBC Asset Management (HSBC AM) has appointed Jasvir Virk as business development director for its UK institutional team. In this new role and based in London, Ms Virk joined on 10 May and reports to Maria Ryan, Head of Institutional Sales UK, MENA and Nordics.

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, she will be responsible for broadening and deepening the firm’s relationships with UK institutional investors, with a particular focus on UK pension schemes.

Ms Virk joins from BlackRock, where she was a senior director and a member of the UK institutional business responsible for client relationship management and business development. Prior to that, she was Head of Client Relations Europe at PineBridge Investments, working with both institutional and intermediary clients across Europe. Jasvir has also held several roles at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Maria Ryan said in a statment: “Jasvir brings a wealth of experience working with some of the largest and most sophisticated clients in the UK. Her background in both traditional and alternative markets will be invaluable as we continue to broaden our offering to the UK institutional market.”

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