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About Vik

USA

+18 year(s) experience

Vik Srimurthy, Consultant, headshot
Vik conducts quantitative research behind all of EPFR’s current products. He is primarily responsible for the research behind the FX and stock flows products.
Vik joined Informa in 2016. He conducts quantitative research behind all of EPFR’s current products. He is primarily responsible for the research behind the FX and stock flows products.

Prior to that, from 2006-2016, he was on the international team at Lee Munder Capital Group, using a quantitative approach to trade equities. Before that, from 2000-2006, he was with Global Structured Products, the buy-side quantitative team at Evergreen Investments. A founder of the quantitative equity team at Lee Munder, Vik created the infrastructure behind and conducted the research driving Lee Munder’s quantitative strategies.

Analyst Articles

Articles by Vik

  • EPFR Fund Flows

    Quants Corner

    By Vik Srimurthy 13 Aug 2019

    Quants Corner 0813

    Investors tend to use different playbooks for different market conditions. The tricky part lies in identifying when the market environment has shifted to the point the current playbook needs to be replaced. In this blog, the use of fund flows to detect one of the most important shifts – from a bull to a bear market -- is illustrated.

    Topic Industry News

  • EPFR Fund Flows

    Quants Corner

    By Vik Srimurthy 25 Jun 2019

    Quants Corner 0625

    Introduce country positioning into your strategy for improved investment returns Some investors who adopt a quantitative approach struggle to identify which of the bewildering number of strategies, models and indexes actually improve performance. One antidote to this uncertainty is to start afresh, embracing alternative data and using it to build new factors -- such as country positioning -- that are statistically independent of the traditional quantitative mainstays.

    Topic Industry News