Chief Investment Officer and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Vontobel Asset Management, Inc
Rajiv Jain is chief investment officer and co-chief executive officer of Vontobel Asset Management, a subadviser to Virtus global mutual funds. He is sole portfolio manager of the emerging markets and international equity strategies, and the lead portfolio manager of the European, Far East, and global equity strategies.
Mr. Jain’s tenure at Vontobel Asset Management began in 1994 when he joined as a co-portfolio manager of the emerging markets equity strategy and as an equity analyst on the firm’s international equity strategies. In 1997, he was named sole portfolio manager of the emerging markets equity strategy. In 2001, he became sole portfolio manager of the Far East and European equity strategies at their inception. In 2002, he became portfolio manager of the international and global equity strategies.
Prior to joining Vontobel, Mr. Jain was an international equity analyst with Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS) from 1993 to 1994. Prior to that, he managed a private trust for international investors from 1990 to 1993. Mr. Jain began his investment career in 1989 as an export executive at Indo Rama Synthetics (I) Ltd. in Delhi, where he was responsible for currency hedging operations.
Mr. Jain earned an M.B.A. in finance and international business from the University of Miami, an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Ajmer in India, and a B.Com. (Honors) in accounting from Punjab University.