GQG Partners Announces Equity Issuance and Establishment of Partnership Group

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The firm establishes partnership group of nine with seven new members

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. — September 4, 2018 — GQG Partners LLC, a leading global equity investment boutique, is pleased to announce that it has named seven new equity partners at the firm. Scott Blankenship, Steve Ford, Brian Kersmanc, Greg Lyons, Rob Mathai, Sudarshan Murthy, and Melodie Zakaluk all join co-founders Tim Carver and Rajiv Jain as equity owners in GQG Partners.

“We are thrilled to issue our first tranche of equity to members of our team,” said GQG Partners’ CEO Tim Carver. “We have said from day one that we would issue equity on our two-year anniversary and are pleased to fulfill this commitment with such a strong group. This team has demonstrated the grit, leadership, and vision to lead our business from a pure start-up to 45 employees, and US$14.5 billion in regulatory assets in just over two years. Each one of these equity partners has sacrificed to build something beyond themselves, is completely committed to our team and our clients, and they are all true culture carriers at our firm.”

Rajiv Jain, Chairman and CIO added, “It has always been my vision that we would have broad ownership among our team. At the same time, I believe that equity should be issued to colleagues whose commitment and talent help us build something distinctive in the market — to people whose vision reaches beyond today, who are committed to building a truly enduring institution. I am very proud of the team we’ve assembled at GQG Partners and want to recognize the accomplishments of this initial partner group.”

GQG Partners was established around the guiding principles of client alignment and creating a performance culture. To that end, GQG Partners offers strategies with fair-minded fees, including highly aligned performance fee structures. The co-founders and team have substantial investments in the firm’s products. For us, broadening team ownership always has been a pillar of building a client-aligned, team-oriented culture.

Mr. Carver added, “This is our first issuance. We have every expectation to expand this group over time. Our partners always will be people who we believe have demonstrated the initiative and ability to exceed client expectations, make their teammates better, and build an enduring culture at the firm.”



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