S.V. Balachander, CFA

S.V. Balachander, CFA

S.V. Balachander, CFA, founded JMN Investments Research in 2005 and serves as its managing director. The firm provides offshore investment research services to the global financial services industry.

S.V. Balachander has over two decades of experience as a money manager in the United States.  Prior to founding JMN, he served as senior analyst and head of credit research at Waterstone Capital Management LP, a Minneapolis-based convertible arb fund.  Earlier, he was senior vice president at Payden & Rygel Investment Council, managing $10 billion of global bonds.

He holds a MBA degree from the University of Iowa and a bachelor’s degree in science from Loyola University in Chennai. He served as the India consultant for CFA Institute between March 2007 and August 2011. He is also a member of the Tamil Nadu Sailing Association.