T. Rowe Price has appointed Kim Tracey as an investment analyst, adding a senior appointment to its Australian equity team.
Tracey would join the Sydney based investment team led by Randal Jenneke, portfolio manager and head of Australian equities. She would be responsible for identifying investment opportunities in the healthcare and real estate investment trust (REIT) sectors, reporting to Ryan Martyn, head of research.
Tracey had more than 20 years of investment experience across the healthcare, consumer, industrials and real estate sectors globally.
Her most recent position had been portfolio manager and investment analyst at Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM), covering the Australian healthcare and REIT sectors. Prior to CFSGAM, she had been portfolio manager and investment analyst at Five Oceans Asset Management, responsible for global investments.
Jenneke said Tracey’s experience and skillset reflect the company’s strong commitment to deep insightful proprietary fundamental research.
“The addition of Kim increases the Australian equity team to seven dedicated investors, which is also supported by a four-person local dealing desk,” Jenneke said.
“The seniority of this hire is a testament to T. Rowe Price’s long-term commitment to deepening its investment capability in Australia...