Vikram Bhandari, Portfolio Manager in the Alternative Solutions Group within BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI). He is responsible for managing investment solutions for outcome-oriented, multi-alternative portfolios.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2017, Mr. Bhandari spent 16 years as a generalist investor in credit and equity (control and non-control) while progressively taking on portfolio management duties over time. In the latter eight years, he was focused on generating absolute returns from a portfolio of publicly traded L/S equities at Odey Asset Management, Kenz Capital, and Ennismore Fund Management. He began his career investing across the capital structure of both public and private companies at Bain Capital Credit, GSC Partners, and Mill Road Capital.
Mr. Bhandari graduated, summa cum laude, from the dual degree program in Management & Technology with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School and a BS in Civil Engineering from The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania in 2001.