BlueMountain Capital Management, a private diversified alternative asset management firm, has appointed Mahmood Reza as portfolio manager of Global Financials equity investments, effective 9 July 2018.
The new hire reflects BlueMountain’s continued commitment to expand its multi-sector equity strategy.
In the newly-created position, Reza will identify and manage BlueMountain’s equity investments in global financials across a range of sub-sectors.
Prior to joining BlueMountain, Reza was a portfolio manager and partner with Omega Advisors, where he was the sole portfolio manager specializing in financials for a multi-billion dollar long-short value-oriented fund. He previously held analyst positions with family office Rainin Group and Brahman Capital, and began his career at J.P. Morgan Securities as an investment banking analyst.
Reza will report to Lance Rosen, who joined Blue Mountain as head of Equities last year.
His hiring reflects BlueMountain’s commitment to expand its long-short equity strategy, which covers industrials, energy, and financials, and will eventually include a range of other equity sectors.