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Suranya Capital Partners hires head trader from QFS

Thursday, October 28, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update - Suranya Capital Partners has hired Patrick Littlefield as Head Trader of the CT-based discretionary global macro fund. Littlefield joins the hedge fund run by Anu Murgai, formerly of Shumway Capital, from Quantitative Financial Strategies (QFS), where he was a Senior Trader.

Littlefield spent 10 years at QFS trading on behalf of a variety of quantitative investment strategies. He has expertise in trading cash, futures, swaps and options across FX, equities, fixed income and commodities. Prior to QFS, Littlefield worked at Bankers Trust as an FX trader and at Barclays Capital in the Fixed Income Derivatives trading group. Littlefield holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Queens College and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Launched in October 2007, the Suranya Global Opportunity Macro Fund is a discretionary directional global macro fund that seeks opportunities in liquid asset classes across developed and developing markets. Suranya combines intensive fundamental analysis with a market oriented trading focus. Investments are niche, creative ideas traded on a tactical basis. The Fund's strengths lie in the experience and complementary skills of the Suranya team, a clear investment process and the ability to generate ideas across markets, regions and asset classes. The Suranya team consists of seasoned professionals with extensive experience in the hedge fund industry, having worked at Tiger, Shumway, SAC and Moore.

(press release)

spayne@suranyacap.com


Opalesque Note: Suranya Capital Partners is one of the funds featured in our current series on managers who have succeeded after launching directly into the global financial crisis: Source.


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