AT MSIM he will direct the structured products team, heading all portfolio management assignments. He will also build up the firm’s quantitative investment management capabilities. MSIM said he brings a depth of experience in indexing, equity and currency derivatives and risk analytics.
Bhagat joins MSIM from Travelers Investment Management Company, a subsidiary of Citigroup specialising in quantitative investment strategies for both institutional and individual clients. He was most recently its president and chief investment officer, responsible for investment management, research and trading.