New York, October 3, 2022 – OMERS Capital Markets recently announced the appointment of Prabha Ram to Managing Director, Global Equities, as part of its commitment to expanding its presence in New York. Representing almost half of OMERS balance sheet, and with public markets as its anchor, OMERS Capital Markets pursues innovative investments on behalf of OMERS, the defined benefit pension plan for municipal employees in the Province of Ontario, Canada.
Reporting to Kannan Venkataramani, Senior Managing Director, Global Equities, Prabha will lead the overall management of the Core public equities portfolio, contribute to the development and evolution of its investment framework, and help build a best-in-class capability to generate consistent long term returns for OMERS members.
Kannan Venkataramani, Senior Managing Director, Global Equities, said: “We are excited to welcome Prabha to our team. Prabha has nearly two decades of investment experience across a broad spectrum of sectors. She brings a breadth of experience as a leader and portfolio management expertise that will allow us to further grow the Global Equities program, while also helping advance our efforts on behalf of our more than 560,000 OMERS members.”
Prabha served as Vice President and Portfolio Manager at American Century Investments, where she co-managed a U.S. focused dynamic growth strategy. Prabha has a bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Madras and a master's degree in computer science from the University of Maine. She also earned a master's degree in business administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.
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OMERS Capital Markets is the capital markets investment division of OMERS, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans. Capital Markets’ diverse programs, flexible investment strategies and specialized teams, including across public equities, private credit, and structured investments, enable it to pursue opportunities that don’t fit into traditional categories. Through its global Capital Solutions team, it identifies and executes on complex opportunities across a number of themes, including decarbonization, clean-tech and life sciences. Founded in 1962, OMERS manages $121 billion in net assets as of December 31, 2021. OMERS has employees in Toronto and other major cities across North America, the U.K., Continental Europe, Asia and Australia. Visit www.omerscapitalmarkets.com to learn more.