Kumar Palghat, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Kumar Palghat is a Portfolio Manager at Kapstream Capital, a subsidiary of Janus Henderson Investors, which acquired Kapstream in 2015. Prior to co-founding Kapstream in 2006, Kumar was based in Sydney as head of Asia Pacific portfolio management for PIMCO. He joined PIMCO in 1997 and was one of its first global portfolio managers in its Newport Beach, California, headquarters. From 1988 through 1997, he was a senior investment officer at The World Bank in Washington, D.C., where he was part of a team managing fixed income portfolios. Kumar is frequently featured in industry media as an expert on global bond markets and is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars. During his tenures at PIMCO and Kapstream, he and his teams received various industry accolades and recognition.

Kumar earned a bachelor of arts degree in business from Bangalore University, India, and an MBA in finance and marketing from Marymount University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 33 years of financial industry experience.