With over 15 years of experience in banking and financial services, Geetanjali began his career at JP Morgan, before moving into credit risk management at Deutsche Bank. Most recently, she was Head of Data Management at Bloomberg for South East Asia and Australia, managing multiple asset classes including equities, loans and commodities. Geetanjali holds an MBA from the Management Development Institute and a Bachelor of Commerce from Shri Ram College Trade, delhi University. Along with her brilliant professional career, she has always fought to attract various talents to the industry.
In his new role as Head of APAC Research at Preqin, Geetanjali is responsible for executing the company’s data strategy in APAC. She is a key member of the regional leadership team and works closely with the global executive committee. With demands for improved data quality, Geetanjali will help expand the Preqin name in the region by forging new relationships and nurturing existing ones within the alternative asset community.
Geetanjali Bhalotia says: “Alternative investing is such an exciting and rapidly growing field. Preqin forecasts a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 12%, which will drive all alternatives AUM (assets under management) by $13.3tn end of 2021 to $23.2tn by the end of 2026, with Asia is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15% over the next 5 years. Preqin is the market leader in this space, and I’m thrilled to join the team and be part of its growth story. In my new role as Head of APAC Research, I intend to bring value to our clients by providing quality information on alternative investments in a timely manner and by tapping into new growth markets. “
Commenting on the nomination, Christophe KnaackCEO of Preqin, says: “We are delighted to have Geetanjali join Preqin, and she will be instrumental in deepening our relationships and building ties with LPs (Limited Partners) and GPs (General Partners) in APAC. I am confident that with his extensive experience in data management and financial services, Geetanjali will lead the APAC research team to new heights of success.”
Preqin currently has more than 1,000 employees in 15 offices around the world and is going through a phase of strong growth. With the acquisition of Colmorea leading technology, services and administration company in the private markets, in August 2021Preqin serves clients throughout the private market investment lifecycle – from fundraising and investor relations to deal origination, due diligence and portfolio monitoring.
Preqin is the home of alternativesMT, the leading provider of data, analysis and information on the alternatives industry. The company has pioneered rigorous methods of collecting private data for nearly 20 years, enabling more than 170,000 global professionals to streamline the way they raise capital, research deals and investments, understand performance and stay informed. Through close partnerships with its customers, Preqin is constantly building innovative tools and leveraging new insights, helping them make better decisions every day. For more information, visit www.preqin.com.