Chicago Equity Partners Welcomes Feng Zhao, PhD, CFA, FRM
the Fixed Income Team
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chicago Equity Partners, LLC is pleased to announce Feng Zhao has joined the firm as Director and Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. In this role, Zhao will focus on investment strategy and risk management for the firm’s fixed income product suite.
“Feng’s background in quantitative research and risk management complements the growth of our fixed income team and existing, proven process”
Zhao has significant industry experience and previously held similar positions at Stark Investments and JPMorgan. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Science and Technology of China, a master’s degree in mathematics from Eastern Illinois University, an MBA from New York University, and a PhD in statistics from Florida State University. Zhao also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designations.
“Feng’s background in quantitative research and risk management complements the growth of our fixed income team and existing, proven process,” said Patrick C. Lynch, the firm’s President. “The addition of Feng will enhance the depth of our current research effort.”
Founded in 1989, Chicago Equity Partners is an institutional money manager with extensive equity, fixed income and alternative investments capabilities. The firm, which has $10.5 billion in assets under management (as of July 31, 2014), works with some of the world’s largest public pension plans, corporations, endowments, foundations, and Taft-Hartley plans. Chicago Equity Partners is an affiliate of the Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE: AMG), a global asset management company with equity investments in leading boutique investment management firms.
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