Andrew Holland is an established leader in the financial services industry and brings with him a wealth of experience spanning four decades across UK, Asia, Japan and Indian markets. He joined Avendus in 2016 as CEO, Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies LLP and is based in Mumbai.
Under his leadership, the Assets Under Management (AUM) of the Avendus Absolute Return fund and Avendus Enhanced Return Fund crossed over INR 5000 crore in one year. Prior to Avendus, he was the CEO of Ambit Investment Advisors where he built one of India’s largest and most successful hedge funds.
Andrew first came to India in 1997 as Head of Research for DSP Merrill Lynch. In 2000, Andrew also took over an additional responsibility as the Chief Administrative Officer for all support groups for the organization with emphasis on integration of Merrill Lynch’s global policies and procedures with the Indian firm.
In 2006, he became the Head of Proprietary Trading for the Indian market as part of the strategic investment group with a total AUM of USD 1 billion. He has also worked with Credit Suisse as Head of Research where he was a consistent top-rated analyst/strategist.
Andrew has done his business studies from Manchester. He is a frequent speaker and gets extensively quoted in the media for his views on markets and economies.