Phillip Kim is an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Portfolio Manager for all Applied Equity Advisors strategies, as well as oversees all of the team’s quantitative and fundamental equity research. Previously, Phillip was a Quantitative Research Analyst for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s third-party Alternative Investment Research Group, where he was responsible for the implementation of the fund of hedge fund asset allocation model and risk analytic tools. Before joining the firm, Phillip worked as a senior software engineer at Raytheon, where he was responsible for design and construction of the world’s first high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). He also has experience in developing financial models, programming complex screening applications and worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers as a financial simulation model developer. Phillip received a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia, an M.S. in information systems from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
|By employing quantitative models, the team aims to identify 200-300 stocks that, in aggregate, have exposure to factors it believes will drive returns in the current market environment. The final portfolio is designed to have a modest tracking error and align closely with the Russell 1000 Index in terms of industry, sector, style and company size.|
|Using a combination of quantitative models and stock-specific analysis, the strategy aims to provide a highly active global equity portfolio of typically 20 companies that focus on prioritizing sustainability issues that are most material to their business and relevant to their stakeholders. The strategy also employs a socially conscious negative screen.|
|Using a combination of quantitative models and stock-specific research, the strategy aims to invest in approximately 20 global companies with attractive valuations and above-average appreciation potential.|
|Using a combination of quantitative models and stock-specific research, the strategy aims to invest in approximately 30-60 global companies with attractive valuations and above-average appreciation potential.|
|Using a combination of quantitative models and stock-specific research, the strategy aims to invest in approximately 30-60 U.S. companies with attractive valuations, above-average appreciation potential and competitive dividend yields.|