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Specialist hedge fund manager Harmonic Capital strengthens its team

Tuesday, May 03, 2011
Harmonic Capital Partners, a specialist hedge fund manager which manages around $700 million of assets employing relative value and technical trading strategies on a systematic basis to offer macro and currency funds to institutional investors, announces the appointment of Romael Karam as Partner and Samir Sheldenkar as Investment Partner.

Romael joined Harmonic Capital as a trader in 2003 having previously worked at MAN-Fidex as a multi-asset execution trader. He began his career 12 years ago as a Futures and Options Sales Trader at Marshall, French and Lucas. Romael was made Head of Dealing at Harmonic in 2009 and in his new role as Partner, he will continue to lead the dealing team in key decision making whilst overseeing the firm’s trading activities and relationships across all actively traded product groups.

Samir becomes an Investment Partner having joined Harmonic Capital as a Research Analyst in 2006. He previously worked for Application Networks as a Risk and Valuation software engineer after having completed a degree in Mathematics at Cambridge University followed by a Master’s degree in Computer Science at Oxford University. In his new position Samir will play a key role in investment decisions, working alongside the other investment partners to enhance their macro and currency programmes.

David Pendlebury, CEO and founding partner of Harmonic Capital Partners, commented: “We are delighted to make these appointments which reflect the significant contributions that Romael and Samir have made to Harmonic Capital’s growth and look forward to them continuing to play a substantial role in the company’s future success.” Source

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