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13th February 2024 Value Partners (UK) Limited, the UK arm of the Hong Kong-based independent asset management firm Value Partners Group, has announced today that it has promoted Thomas Legendre to Associate Director of its EMEA Business effective immediately.


Thomas joined Value Partners in October 2020, and works alongside David Townsend, Managing Director of Value Partner’s EMEA Business in London. In his new role, Thomas will continue supporting the team in London while also helping the Group to expand its distribution capabilities, notably across Switzerland.


Thomas’s new responsibilities involve working with Private Banks, Family Offices, Private Wealth Managers and Financial Institutions to identify the most suitable Value Partners’ investment solutions for their China and Asia needs. Regular outbound travel from London will incorporate financial hubs such as Basel, Geneva, Lausanne, and Zürich to meet with clients and support help them throughout this process.


Graduating with a MSc in Finance from the EDHEC Business School, Legendre began his career as a Junior Investment Strategist for a Global Private Banking Group in Geneva in 2017. Prior to joining Value Partners, he was most recently a Junior Global Investment Strategist for a multi-family office in London. The Associate Director role marks Thomas’s second promotion since then. Thomas is a CAIA charterholder.


Thomas Legendre, Associate Director of Value Partners EMEA Business, commented,


“The promotion to Associate Director of EMEA Business at Value Partners Group is a significant milestone in my career journey. I am grateful for the trust and support the firm and my colleagues have extended me, and I am eager to continue driving value on behalf of clients and fostering Value Partners’ growth across the EMEA region. The Asia region offers significant opportunities and diversification benefits to international investors and asset owners, and I’m looking forward to sharing these with those located across my territories of responsibility.


David Townsend, Managing Director of Value Partners EMEA Business, commented,


“On behalf of Value Partners, I extend my warmest congratulations to Thomas on his well-deserved promotion to Associate Director. Thomas has consistently demonstrated outstanding dedication and expertise in driving our business forward. We are confident that in his new role, Thomas will continue to excel and play a pivotal part in our continued success across the EMEA region."


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About Value Partners (UK) Limited  

Value Partners (UK) Limited is a subsidiary of Value Partners Group (“Value Partners”, “the firm”). Value Partners is one of Asia’s largest independent asset management firms and seeks to offer world-class investment services and products. The firm had $5.6 billion of assets under management as of 31 December 2023. Since its establishment in 1993, Value Partners has been a dedicated value investor in Asia and around the world. In November 2007, Value Partners became the first asset management firm to be listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock code: 806 HK). In addition to its Hong Kong headquarters, the firm operates in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, and London. It also has a presence in Beijing. Value Partners’ investment strategies cover equities, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternatives for institutional and individual clients in the Asia Pacific and EMEA regions, as well as the United States. For more information, please visit


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