Steve Belgrad has joined Affiliated Managers Group's (AMG) executive management team focusing principally on investments in new AMG Affiliates.
Belgrad, 43, who most recently served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Janus Capital Group, will report to Seth W Brennan, Executive Vice President in charge of new investments.
'Steve Belgrad brings to AMG two decades of financial and investment banking experience at Janus Capital and Morgan Stanley,' says Sean M Healy, AMG's President and Chief Executive Officer. 'Steve understands the strengths and challenges of asset management businesses, and his combination of investment banking and asset management operating experience makes him a unique fit for AMG. Steve is a great addition to our executive team and we are confident that his broad expertise will contribute to our continued success in executing our growth strategy.'
Before joining Janus in 2003, Belgrad served as Executive Director in the Financial Institutions Group at Morgan Stanley, the last of several positions he held at the firm between1986 and 2003. He holds a MBA from Harvard University and an AB in Economics from Princeton University.
'I have worked closely with AMG's management team in various capacities over the years, and have long admired the breadth and depth of their skill in understanding and investing in leading investment firms,' says Belgrad. AMG has a distinctive business model among its peers in the asset management industry, and I look forward to helping to identify and execute on opportunities throughout the industry to contribute to AMG's impressive growth.'