Man Group's quant boutique appoints co-heads of Credit

Ridhima Sharma
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Man Numeric, Man Group’s fundamentally driven quantitative investment business, has appointed Paul Kamenski and Robert Lam as co-heads of Credit, based in Boston.

In these new roles, Kamenski and Lam will be responsible for the ongoing development and day-to-day portfolio management of all credit strategies at Man Numeric.

Man Numeric’s newly launched credit business leverages the firm’s nearly 30 years of experience in quantitative equity investing, along with Man Group’s combined scale and expertise in credit investing and execution, to build an institutional-quality systematic credit offering for clients.

Kamenski joined Man Numeric in 2012. He was most recently senior quantitative researcher in the Strategic Alpha Research group and began leading the firm’s research in fixed income and corporate bonds in 2017. Strategic Alpha Research is a distinct research group within Man Numeric with a mandate to focus on open-ended research driven by innovation and discovery. He began his career at Man Numeric as a portfolio analyst.

Lam joins Man Numeric from Apollo Global Management, where he spent three years leading quantitative research and data science for the liquid opportunistic credit platform, with a focus on long-only high yield and long-short credit. He was previously credit portfolio manager at Incapture Investments, where he researched and managed quantitative systematic credit strategies across investment grade and high yield and also developed a quantitative systematic market neutral credit strategy. Robert began his career at Deutsche Bank, spending five years in structured credit and as a single-name trader in corporate bonds and credit default swaps.

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