Head of Public Equity
Michael Farrell is Head of Barings’ U.S. Quantitative Strategies. He is responsible for managing the firm’s Master Limited Partnership, Global Natural Resources, Special Situation and other strategies. He is also the lead manager in the firm’s Blend and Balanced Asset Allocation funds as well as the Disciplined Growth and Disciplined Value funds. Michael has worked in the industry since 1987 and his experience has encompassed econometrics, economic analysis, quantitative modeling, registered fund management, the creation of structured equity products and long/short hedge funds. He was recognized as one of the nation’s top 100 mutual fund managers by Barron's in 2007 and 2006. Prior to joining the firm in 2000, he worked as an economist and quantitative portfolio manager at Aeltus Investment Management. Michael holds a B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, an M.B.A. from Fordham University, and has served as an adjunct professor of Finance at the University of Connecticut.