Bijon Pani joins NJ Asset Management as Chief Investment Officer

NEW DELHI: NJ Asset Management Company (AMC), which focuses on factor investing, has appointed Bijon Pani as Chief Investment Officer to lead its investment team.

Pani’s past work experiences include Barclays Capital (London) as an analyst in the Credit and Derivatives team, Eden Financial Services (London) as an investment analyst for the Global Macro Hedge Fund, and Yati Capital (London), an investment advisory firm, as a consultant – quantitative strategies and asset allocation, the fund house said in a statement.

“With over a decade of experience in finance and investments, Pani’s expertise lies in the development and operation of factor models, quantitative research and portfolio management,” he said. declared.

Academically, Pani has a doctorate in finance from EDHEC Business School in France, a master’s degree in finance from London Business School, a master’s degree in computer science from Oxford University and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Utkal University, India. He was also a Visiting Professor and Finance Researcher at XLRI – Xavier School of Management, India.

Speaking on Pani’s membership, Rajiv Shastri, Director and CEO, said, “We are delighted to have Pani on board. He joins our dynamic team with a wealth of expertise in the development of factor products. We believe he is a great asset to the team and will be instrumental in guiding our factor investing initiatives. »

“Factor investing has proven to be a hugely successful approach globally and I am confident it will be the same in India. As a dedicated factor asset manager, NJ Asset Management is at the forefront of factor investing in India and is a great fit for anyone who is passionate about factor investing, like me,” said Pani.

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