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 15 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
Introduction to Alternative Risk Premia
Oct 08, 2018
In this paper, we seek to introduce the concept of alternative risk premia, explain how investors can access them, and present the potential benefits and drawbacks associated with them.
Investment Insight
AIP Hedge Fund Review and Outlook
Sep 10, 2018
Andrew Malek provides the team’s view on recent performance of the hedge fund industry and the team’s outlook for hedge fund strategies going forward.
 

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