The Amherst Group, a real estate investment firm, has announced the appointment of Rahul Grover as portfolio manager of mortgage-backed securities (MBS).

In the role, Grover (pictured) will work with portfolio manager Eric Seaholtz to co-head Amherst’s MBS portfolio. Grover’s responsibilities include asset selection, risk management, and transaction execution.

“Amherst has always been a pioneer in data science, and our loan-level data set, and analytical tools have differentiated us in the mortgage-backed securities sector through multiple market cycles,” said Amherst chairman and CEO Sean Dobson. “Rahul’s experience and expertise in portfolio management positions him well to manage our existing portfolio and to continue to grow the derivatives business. The foundations of the Amherst platform are anchored in mortgage-backed securities, and we believe this signature business and our team are in good hands with Rahul.”