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Union AMC appoints Vinay Paharia as Chief Investment Officer

Union AMC appointed Vinay Paharia as CIO. Paharia has 15 years of extensive experience covering the entire gamut of research and fund management.

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Apr 03, 2018, 02.44 PM IST
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Union Asset Management Company Private Limited (Union AMC) appointed Vinay Paharia as the Chief Investment Officer (CIO). Paharia has over 15 years of extensive experience covering the entire gamut of research and fund management.

As the CIO, he will be responsible for overseeing the entire investment function.

In his earlier role, he has worked with Invesco Asset Management (India) Private Limited as Fund Manager – Equity where he has been successfully managing various equity mutual fund schemes. He has also worked as an Equity Research Analyst with DBS Cholamandalam AMC, K.R. Choksey Shares & Securities Private Ltd and First Global Stockbroking Pvt Ltd.
Vinay Paharia holds a B. Com degree from Narsee Monjee College and an M.M.S. degree from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai.

Speaking on the appointment, G Pradeepkumar, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Union AMC said, “We are delighted to have Vinay on board. His expertise will definitely be a growth driver for the AMC and will help us in delivering value to our investors. His in-depth knowledge and rich experience would be of great value in building the investment processes of the organization.”

Vinay Paharia, CIO, Union AMC said, “I am thankful to Union Mutual Fund for giving me the opportunity to lead the investment platform of a strong and well established Mutual Fund brand. Mutual funds have emerged as an excellent saving tool for investors, having increased its share in the overall savings pool by riding the trend of financialization of savings in India. They represent a transparent and efficient way of participating in India's growth story, for both retail and institutional investors.

I intend to strengthen the investment process at the fund house, to deliver sustainable and consistent investment outcomes for our family of investors, while remaining true to mandate.”

Union AMC is a 100% subsidiary of Union Bank of India. As on 31st March 2018, Union Mutual Fund has 9 open-ended schemes and 3 close-ended schemes in the Equity, Debt and Hybrid categories with a total Average Assets Under Management of Rs. 4,305 crore.

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