Varun Laijawalla

Varun Laijawalla

Portfolio Manager

In the company since


Years in the industry



Varun is co-portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Equity and Emerging Markets ex China strategies within the 4Factor team at Ninety One. Based in London, in addition to managing Emerging Markets portfolios, his research responsibilities include covering a number of Technology and Consumer businesses within the region. Prior to joining Ninety One, he was vice president of Asia ex-Japan Equity Sales at Macquarie Capital Securities, and was based in Hong Kong for 5 years. Varun started his career in London at Corporate Value Associates, where he consulted blue-chip corporates in the Financial Services sector. Varun holds an MBA from INSEAD with a specialization in Finance. He earned a degree in Bachelor of Science in Management from the University of Warwick.