Bozidar Jovanovic was named senior vice president and portfolio manager at Halbis, the active asset management division of HSBC Holdings, according to a spokeswoman who declined to be named. Mr. Jovanovic replaces Vis Nayar, who is now head of quantitative research. Mr. Jovanovic will report to Gregg Diliberto, global head of fixed income and CEO of Halbis in New York.
Mr. Jovanovic was vice president and quantitative analyst at FrontPoint Partners, which was acquired by Morgan Stanley Investment Management in December. A Morgan Stanley spokeswoman declined further comment.