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Mickey Bhatia

Global Head | Spread Products

Citi

New York, NY, USA


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Mickey Bhatia’s Biography

Mickey Bhatia is the Global Head of Spread Products at Citi. Mickey has built a strong reputation in the financial space and has held numerous roles with Citi since being recruited by the firm to build its Global Correlation Trading business from London.

As part of the Markets division within Citi, Spread Products (SP) provides capital and liquidity to Citi clients through innovative financing solutions and secondary trading across corporate credit, consumer credit, residential and commercial real estate, transportation and securitized markets. During his tenure as Head and Co-Head of GSP, Mickey integrated and built the division into a market-leading business consisting of 1,000+ employees globally. Currently, he oversees all functions related to corporate and emerging market bonds, asset backed and mortgage-backed securities, collateralized loan obligations and more.

Mickey previously held various roles at Citi, with a focus on global products and securitized markets. As Co-Head of Global Credit & Securitized Markets, he led a global team of more than 750 employees and built...
Mickey Bhatia is the Global Head of Spread Products at Citi. Mickey has built a strong reputation in the financial space and has held numerous roles with Citi since being recruited by the firm to build its Global Correlation Trading business from London.

As part of the Markets division within Citi, Spread Products (SP) provides capital and liquidity to Citi clients through innovative financing solutions and secondary trading across corporate credit, consumer credit, residential and commercial real estate, transportation and securitized markets. During his tenure as Head and Co-Head of GSP, Mickey integrated and built the division into a market-leading business consisting of 1,000+ employees globally. Currently, he oversees all functions related to corporate and emerging market bonds, asset backed and mortgage-backed securities, collateralized loan obligations and more.

Mickey previously held various roles at Citi, with a focus on global products and securitized markets. As Co-Head of Global Credit & Securitized Markets, he led a global team of more than 750 employees and built the foundation for the formation of the Global Spread Products business, with a focus on strong risk management protocols. From 2007 to 2017, he served as Head of Global Structured Credit, where he was responsible for the credit financing business and the structuring and trading of all structured credit products globally. Prior to joining Citi, Mickey led the Flow Credit Correlation Trading and North American Credit Correlation Trading at Deutsche Bank and held various VP roles in credit and structured finance at J.P. Morgan.

Mickey holds a Ph.D. in Radiological Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), an MS in Biomedical Engineering from Rutgers University and a B. Tech. Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India.
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Mickey Bhatia’s Newsfeed

Businesswire
Arteria AI Announces $30m Series B Led By GGV Capital U.S.

“We thrive on modernizing our franchise and delivering better services to our clients through digital innovation and partnerships with industry-leading software providers such as Arteria AI,” said Mickey Bhatia, Head of Global Spread Products at Citi.

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Built Technologies Secures Investment From Citi

“GSP consistently seeks to drive value and enhance our client experience through innovative digitalization efforts with industry-leading software providers,” said Mickey Bhatia, Head of Global Spread Products at Citi.

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Mickey Bhatia’s Background

Citi
Global Head | Spread Products
2020 - Present
New York, NY, USA
The Global Spread Products division provides capital to Citi clients through liquidity and innovative solutions across the credit and securitized markets. Mickey also served as Co-Head of Global Spread Products (2018-2020) and Co-Head of Global Credit & Securitized Markets (2017 – 2018), where his work provided the foundation for the creation of the GSP business.
 
Citi
Head | Global Structured Credit
2007 - 2017
New York, NY, USA
As Head of Global Structured Credit, Mickey's many leadership responsibilities included the credit financing business and structuring and trading of all structured credit products globally.
 
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Media

Built Technologies Secures Investment From Citi
Quoted
Apr 2023
New York, NY, USA
“GSP consistently seeks to drive value and enhance our client experience through innovative digitalization efforts with industry-leading software providers,” said Mickey Bhatia, Head of Global Spread Products at Citi.
 
Octaura to Launch Electronic Trading Platform for Leveraged Finance and Structured Credit
Quoted
Jun 2022
New York, NY, USA
Mickey Bhatia, Head of Global Spread Products at Citi, said: “Octaura was ideated, incubated, and executed through active collaboration with Citi’s traders to effectively build a solution that addresses the myriad challenges endemic to current market structures. Read more
 
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Interviews

Citi is building a central risk book for credit
Interviewee
Sep 2023
Recognised as someone who is shaping the future of the credit markets, Mickey Bhatia is asked for his predictions by Risk.net.
 

Awards & Recognition

Global Capital
Winner, Securitization Bank of the Year
2023
Citi was voted Securitization Bank of the Year at the GlobalCapital US Securitization Awards 2023.
 
IFR Awards
Winner, Credit Derivatives House of the Year
2021
Citigroup were the winners of IFR's Credit Derivatives House of the Year in 2021.
 

Press Releases

Leading Global Banks and Data and Analytics Provider Back Octaura to Launch Electronic Trading Platform for Leveraged Finance and Structured Credit
Quoted
Jun 2022
New York, NY, USA
"In line with our ecosystem-based approach to innovation at Citi," Mickey Bhatia says, "Octaura will be of profound impact to all subsectors of the syndicated loan and structured credit markets, as the tenets of automation, digitalization, and centralization stand to enhance every aspect of the trading process.”
 

Mickey Bhatia’s Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Ph.D. | Radiological Sciences
Rutgers University
M.S. | Biomedical Engineering
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