GE manager spins out with new Greater China strategy


Ping Zhou
Ping Zhou, the veteran investment manager who ran GE Asset Management’s $350 million QFII portfolio in Shanghai, is establishing his own independent vehicle that will target institutional clients.

His group is looking to launch a $50 million long-only Greater China fund in the fourth quarter of this year and also win sub-advisory roles from leading global institutions establishing QFII platforms in China.

Zhou spent 17 years at GE and began investing for it in 2000, at various times managing portfolios focused on global emerging markets as well as pan-Asia and H-share markets. He