He is best-known for founding Lloyd George Management in 1991, later forming partnerships with Eaton Vance, Mirabaud and Sal Oppenheim. There, he developed long-only funds for China, India, GEM and BRIC, managing up to AUM of US$17.7 bn.
Lloyd George Management was bought by Bank of Montreal in January 2011, and Robert Lloyd George retired from Lloyd George Management in 2014.
Mr Lloyd George was previously Managing Director of Indosuez Asia Investment Services in Hong Kong from 1984, launching the first closed end country funds for Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, China and India. In 1978, he joined the Fiduciary Trust Company in New York to work on international investments for the UN Pension Fund.
In 2015, he established Lloyd George Management (HK) Limited to build on his forty-year track record of investing in Emerging Markets.
Mr Lloyd George published several books, including Guide to Asian Stock Markets (1989), The East West Pendulum (1991), North South (1994), David & Winston (2005) (he is a great-grandson of the former Prime Minister David Lloyd George), The East West Pendulum Revisited (2005) and A Modern Plutarch (2016). He is an advisor to the IMF Staff Retirement Plan.
Robert Lloyd George is a stalwart and one of the most respected names of the Asian asset management industry. As Chairman and CIO of Lloyd George Management (Hong Kong), he runs a long-only, India-focused strategy that aims for long-term capital appreciation by investing principally in equity and equity-related securities of Indian companies.
Mr Lloyd George was educated at Eton and Oxford University (MA). He began his investment career in London in 1974 with Coutts & Co. Mr Lloyd George subsequently worked at the Paris Stock Exchange and at a major bank in Brazil.