Robert M. Rafter

Executive Director
Robert M. Rafter
Executive Director

Robert M. Rafter

Executive Director

 
 

Background

Rob serves as head of discretionary global macro, sovereign fixed income relative value and emerging markets strategies for the Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Hedge Funds group. He joined Morgan Stanley AIP in 2011 and has 16 years of professional experience. Prior to joining the firm, Rob served as vice president responsible for hedge fund investments at Colchis Capital Management, a boutique alternative investment manager. Previously, he was a segment producer at CNBC Business News and an analyst at Lehman Brothers, where he worked on the central funding desk within the Fixed Income Division. Rob received a B.A. in government from Georgetown University. He is a member of the Bond Club of Philadelphia and the CFA Society of Philadelphia. Rob holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
 
 

Insights

Investment Insight
Global Macro - Why Now?
Sep 04, 2018
Against a backdrop of geopolitical uncertainty and potentially increased volatility, we felt it would be timely to share our insights on Global Macro.
Investment Insight
Machine Learning Is Changing the Game for the Next Generation of Consumer Borrowers
Feb 28, 2019
Ken Michlitsch, AIP Alternative Lending Group Portfolio Manager, interviews Upstart CEO David Girouard about the increasingly important role machine learning plays in the consumer lending process.
Investment Insight
Conducting Due Diligence on Alternative Risk Premia
Jan 22, 2019
Given the recent growth of investor interest in alternative risk premia, we thought it timely to share our insights on what constitutes effective due diligence in the space.
 

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