The Curated Portfolios Team (“CPT”) was set up in December 2019 with 5 professionals involved in fund research and selection.
CPT is dedicated to conducting Mutual Fund/Exchange Traded Fund (“ETF”) research and constructing risk-based portfolios. To best serve our clients’ needs, LGI maintains an open architecture platform where only the best of breed solutions are offered to our clients. LGI’s research efforts are geared towards identifying suitable funds in which we have the highest conviction in their abilities to deliver top-quartile performance within their peer universe on a forward looking basis.
S K Selvan is Senior Director, Head of Curated Portfolios at Lion Global Investors where he is responsible for building portfolio solutions for clients and partners. He was previously the Director of the Multi-Asset Strategies team at Lion Global Investors where he managed total return mandates for institutional clients. Selvan also spearheaded the launch of LionGlobal Disruptive Innovation Fund.
Prior to joining Lion Global Investors, Selvan was with Nomura Asset Management Singapore as a senior portfolio manager for total return mandates and long/short funds. He also worked with Nissay Deutsche Asset Management Asia (Singapore) as Head of Investments, managing Asian equities. He was previously with Nippon Life Insurance International (Singapore) as a fund manager and Keppel Securities as a senior investment analyst.
Selvan earned a Bachelor in Business Administration with Distinction from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder since 2006. He has 25 years of financial industry experience.
Cavin Teo is Associate Director and part of the Curated Portfolios team at Lion Global Investors where he contributes to fund management and selection. He is also the Head of Environmental, Social and Governance where he takes the lead on ESG matters on investment.
Prior to joining Lion Global Investors, Cavin was with the Monetary Authority of Singapore as a lead portfolio manager where he covered global and emerging market fixed income and equity fund managers in the External Fund Management Division of the Reserves Management Department and was involved in the ESG evaluation of fund managers. He has also worked in the URA Investment department as an investment manager.
Cavin has a first class honors degree of Bachelor of Business from the Nanyang Technological University. He has also passed the CFA level 3 paper since 2006. He has 15 years of industry experience.
Gregory Ng is a fund analyst at Lion Global Investors with the Curated Portfolios Team. He is responsible for LGI’s due diligence framework that applies quantitative and qualitative strategies to on-board best of breed funds from their investible universe. He also curates low-cost portfolio solutions for digital platforms.
Prior to joining LGI, Gregory was a fund analyst at Prudential Assurance Company (Singapore) after graduating from its Management Associate Programme.
Gregory holds a Bachelor in Accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University. He is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and has also passed CFA Level 3 examination in 2019.
Lim Jing Kai is a research analyst at Lion Global Investors with the Curated Portfolios Team. He focuses on the fundamental analysis of funds and assists in the due diligence framework that applies quantitative and qualitative strategies to on-board the best of breed funds from their investible universe.
Prior to joining Lion Global Investors, Jing Kai completed internships with Ivaldi Capital and Mercuria Energy Trading Group where he served as an equity research analyst and a trading analyst respectively.
Jing Kai graduated from the Singapore Management University with a Bachelor of Science (Economics) and is en route to completing his CFA and CAIA qualifications.