Tue, Dec 1, 2015
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

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)


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.


What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
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. David Einhorn's hedge fund plunged 5.2% in November, set for 2015 loss[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: David Einhorn’s main hedge fund at Greenlight Capital fell 5.2 percent in November and is poised for only its second losing year in almost two decades. The losses bring the fund’s yearly drop to almost 21 percent, according to an e-mail sent to clients that was obtained by Bloomb

  2. Other Voices: Hedge fund marketing and the selling cycle[more]

    By Bruce Frumerman. How long is the selling cycle now? That’s a question my financial communications and sales marketing consulting firm has been asked on a regular basis by hedge fund firm owners and sales people, ever since we opened the doors to our firm in 1987 pre-crash. Wa

  3. People - Solus Alternative Asset Management adds chief strategist from BTIG[more]

    From PIonline.com: Daniel Greenhaus joined hedge fund manager Solus Alternative Asset Management as managing director and chief strategist. He will work closely with Chris Bondy, Solus’ chief economist, managing director and executive vice president, said Chris Pucillo, CEO and chief investmen

  4. Commodities - Stung by oil, distressed-debt traders see worst losses since '08[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: It’s mid-November, but for investors who trade in the debt of distressed companies, the year’s already done -- and they lost. Hedge funds that specialize in the debt are grappling with their worst declines in seven years. Funds managed by Knighthead Capital Management, Candlewood

  5. Regulatory - Major changes in partnership audit procedures contained in 2015 Budget Act[more]

    Contained in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, signed by President Obama on November 2, is a rather complex provision that materially changes how partnerships are audited. Generally effective for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017, the so-called “TEFRA” and “Electing Large Partnership” rul