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Pascal Guessas' CTA firm appoints Head of Operations

Friday, February 28, 2014

Pascal Guessas
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

Mr. Guessas, a commodity trading advisor, has recently appointed Peter Halmshaw as Head of Operations.

"Our continuing growth is a direct result of our consistent high return performance and this new appointment is a direct result of demand led expansion," says Guessas, a long/short equity indices portfolio manager with 37 years of commodity and financial futures industry experience.

Before founding his current CTA in 2012, Guessas was principal at Montague Financial dba AlgoMetrix Asset Management for eight years.

He is now the principal and CIO of White Tiger Capital LLC, a Colorado-based registered CTA that uses both a systematic and discretionary approach to trading. Its S&P futures program was launched in August 2013.

Guessas calls it an "NFUPDDC" S&P Futures program; "NFUPDDC" stands for No Fees Until Potential Draw Down is Covered. It is open to QEP (Qualified Eligible Participant) investors only.

According to the announcement, Halmshaw will work closely with Guessas as well as the firm's third party Capital Introduction/Marketing agents to develop strategies that will appeal to today's demanding investors who require exacting standards.

After graduating from Greenwich University with a BA(hons) in Economics and ......................

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