Mon, Jun 27, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Emerging manager platform QuantX hires new COO, CIO

Friday, July 04, 2014

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

Robert Parauda, who was a co-portfolio Manager at Lanx Management LLC from 2009 to 2013 and Global Head of Equity at Deutsche Bank, where he ran a portfolio of $6 billion across 110 funds for 10 years, will start his new position as CIO at QuantX Management in New York on July 15th. There, he will run the firm’s multi-manager platform, Michael Tew, one of the firm’s partners, told Opalesque.

QuantX Management has provided portfolio management services from its offices in London and New York and traditionally has been a closely held family office vehicle.

The firm has recently hired Alex Masotti, formerly of IKOS and Copper River Management, to be its President and COO.

Along with Mr. Parauda, Mr. Masotti plans to build QuantX into an institutional multi-manager allocation platform that provides customizable and transparent emerging manager investment portfolios. In addition, Mr. Masotti and QuantX are in the process of launching multiple new business lines including a planned ETF and scalable separately managed account platform.

The firm allocates capital to emerging hedge fund managers through a sophisticated software platform that emphasizes real-time transparency and risk management. The technology it employs enables on-the-spot portfolio analysis, sub-account reconciliation, and various profit and loss management......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds shrink as liquidations outpace new launches in Q1: hedge fund news, week 27[more]

    In the week ending 17 May, 2016, HFR said hedge fund liquidations declined narrowly to begin 2016 after rising sharply to conclude 2015, as investors positioned f

  2. Europe - Hedge funds keep powder dry over big Brexit bets, Hedge funds sense profit in Europe shock waves after Brexit vote, Soros warns Brexit may cause pound plunge worse than Black Wednesday, After Brexit: What will happen if Britain votes to leave the UK?[more]

    Hedge funds keep powder dry over big Brexit bets From FT.com: Hedge funds are shying away from big bets on Brexit, with many unwilling to risk further losses having already suffered a painful first half of the year. With the outcome of a UK vote on the country’s membership of the Europea

  3. News Briefs - ’Flash Boys’ get green light to launch stock exchange, Pimco says ‘storm is brewing’ in U.S. commercial real estate, Bankers get ready to rumble at Hedge Fund Fight Night, AIMA Australia celebrates 15th anniversary[more]

    ’Flash Boys’ get green light to launch stock exchange In an investing environment ruled by fast, the newest U.S. public stock exchange is banking on slow. Well, slower. IEX Group, which won Securities and Exchange Commission approval on Friday to go head-to-head with the New York Stock E

  4. Blackstone buys minority stake in New York-based credit hedge fund Marathon[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Blackstone Strategic Capital Holdings Fund, a vehicle managed by Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), has acquired a passive, minority interest in Marathon Asset Management, for an undisclosed sum. Based in New York,

  5. Global markets fell, hedge funds gain in mid-June on Brexit, Fed rate concerns[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Global financial markets declined through mid-June, as uncertainty associated with the upcoming Brexit referendum and expected U.S. Fed interest rate hike contributed to increases in volatility across asset classes, data provider