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Typhon Capital Management and Trevinici Capital Partners to merge

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Chicago-based Typhon Capital Management has completed a merger with Trevinci Capital Partners, the Chicago-based asset management affiliate of America’s largest crop insurance broker, Silveus Insurance Group. The transaction, which was finalized last week, involved Trevinci buying a minority stake in Typhon at a $6m pre-money valuation.

"We’ve known and done business with the principals for many years," Typhon’s CEO, James L. Koutoulas, Esq. said in an interview with Opalesque. "The relationship with Silveus will also be a strategic asset for us."

He notes that Trevinci’s agriculture options trading strategy will be a complement to Typhon’s Plutus grain strategy and Tauros livestock strategy. "The acquisition was a no brainer."

Trevinci’s Chief Operating Officer, Jacob Rossof, and its Chief Risk Officer, Satish Nandapurkar, will serve those same roles across all of Typhon’s principal trading strategies and join Typhon’s investment and risk committees. Trevinci’s Liquid Agricultural Trading Group, led by Cy Monley, will trade exclusively for clients of Typhon, and launched a fund vehicle on Typhon Access’s Hydra managed account platform last month.

The acquisition represents the latest addition in a growing pipeline for Typhon which was founded in 2008. Koutoulas oversees the Typhon Capital Management CTA program as well as the Typhon Access Hydra managed account platform. Koutoulas, a lawyer, also led a pro-bono effort to ......................

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