Rui Tang is a Director and Portfolio Manager on the Systematic Equity investment team at MacKay Shields LLC. Rui joined the firm, including predecessor entities, in 2017. Previously, he spent five years as Portfolio Manager at Acadian Asset Management, where he was responsible for investment research, strategy development and portfolio construction for the firm’s global market neutral equity funds. He started his career at Goldman Sachs as a Securities Analyst, where he investigated market mechanisms and developed pricing algorithms for derivatives. Rui graduated cum laude in 2007 from Harvard University with a dual BA in Economics and MA in Statistics. He is a CFA charterholder and has been working in the investment industry since 2007.
Rui believes that short selling and other alternative strategies can help investors meet their long-term goals in an increasingly complex and challenging market environment. His unique approach centres on a systematic, risk-conscious security selection process that aims to generate attractive, repeatable returns in excess of the benchmark.