GQG Partners

Global. Quality. Growth.

Long-term investors with an adaptive approach to quality-focused investing

Co-founded in 2016 by Chairman and Chief Investment Officer Rajiv Jain, GQG Partners is an independent boutique equities manager focused on global and emerging markets strategies. Protecting and compounding capital while aligning with clients is paramount to GQG Partners. Rajiv and his team seek quality companies at reasonable prices to build portfolios that are able to navigate and adapt to changing market conditions.

The GQG Partners investment philosophy focuses on four concepts:

  1. Earnings drive stock prices
  2. The market is disproportionally focused on the short term
  3. Quality should be the defining characteristic of the portfolio
  4. Risk management should be the first consideration when investing
  5. Headquartered in Florida, GQG Partners strives for excellence at all levels of the organization through a commitment to independent thinking, continual growth, cultural integrity and a deep knowledge of the markets.

    Learn more at: gqgpartners.com

Who We Are

Rajiv Jain, Partner, Chairman & CIO and Tim Carver, Partner & CEO, introduce themselves, the firm and their vision for the future of GQG Partners.

Investment Philosophy

Rajiv Jain, Partner, Chairman & CIO, discusses the culture, investment approach and philosophy behind GQG Partners.

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Why invest with GQG Partners? Here are 5 reasons at a glance.

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Founded 2016

3 Countries

5 Offices

20+ Investment Professionals

143.0B AUM

AUM in $USD as at
March 31, 2024

MANAGEMENT TEAMS

GQG Partners Investment Team

  • Rajiv JainChairman & Chief Investment Officer

    Mr. Jain is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of GQG Partners and serves as a Portfolio Manager for all of the firm’s strategies. Since its founding in 2016, Mr. Jain has grown firm assets to more than $100 billion.

    He commenced investment operations at GQG Partners in June 2016 and has over 30 years of investment experience. Previously, Mr. Jain served as a Co-Chief Executive Officer (from July 2014) and Chief Investment Officer and Head of Equities (from February 2002) at Vontobel Asset Management. He was the sole Portfolio Manager of the International Equities strategy (since 2002) and Emerging Markets Equities strategy (since 1997) and the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Global Equities strategy (since 2002).

    Mr. Jain helped build the business from less than US$400 million under management to just under US$50 billion in 2016. He joined Vontobel Asset Management as a Co-Portfolio Manager of Emerging Markets Equities and International Equities in November 1994. Prior to that, he was an International Equity Analyst at Swiss Bank Corporation.

  • Siddharth JainDeputy Portfolio Manager

    Mr. Jain serves as the Deputy Portfolio Manager for all GQG Partners’ Strategies. As a member of GQG’s Portfolio Management team, he assists with the decision-making and oversight of all GQG Partners’ investment initiatives. He initially joined the firm in 2021 as an analyst with a focus on Global, International, U.S. and Emerging Markets.

    He joined GQG Partners from Warburg Pincus, where he served as a Private Equity Associate in their industrial and business services group. His career began as an Investment Banking Analyst in the mergers and acquisitions group at PJT Partners.

    Mr. Jain holds his BA in Economics from the University of Chicago.

  • Brian KersmancPortfolio Manager

    Brian is a portfolio manager for all GQG Partners strategies. He was deputy portfolio manager for GQG Partners’ International Equity strategy from 2019 through June 2022 and has been a senior investment analyst on the investment team since he joined the firm in 2016. Prior to joining GQG Partners, Brian spent six years at Jennison Associates, where he served most recently as an analyst on the Small/Midcap Equity Research team, focusing on a wide array of sectors from real estate equities including building products manufacturers, title insurers, and homebuilders to industrials competing in the aerospace and automotive end markets. Prior to Jennison, Brian began his career at Brown Brothers Harriman in 2008. Brian earned his MBA at Rutgers University and his BA in Economics from the University of Connecticut.

  • Sudarshan Murthy, CFAPortfolio Manager

    Sudarshan is a portfolio manager for all GQG Partners strategies. He was deputy portfolio manager for GQG Partners’ Emerging Markets Equity strategy from 2019 through June 2022 and has been a senior investment analyst on the investment team since he joined the firm in 2016. Prior to joining GQG Partners, he spent five years as a generalist analyst in Asian equities at Matthews International Capital. Sudarshan’s previous experience also includes working as a sell-side research associate at Sanford C. Bernstein. Earlier in his career, Sudarshan held various operational roles in the IT services industry including five years at Infosys where he was assistant to the Chairman of the Board and was instrumental in starting the company’s life sciences business. Sudarshan graduated as a Palmer Scholar (top 5% of graduating class) in the Wharton MBA program. He also received a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a Bachelor of Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal in India. Sudarshan is a CFA charterholder (since 2008).

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