Sun, Aug 31, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

RJ O'Brien's Timothy Phillips Joins Systematic Alpha as Marketing Director

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update – Former RJ O’Brien Fund Management business development SVP Timothy Phillips has joined Systematic Alpha Management as Marketing Director.

Phillips, an institutional marketing and relationship management specialist, began his career in 1991 at Citibank. He has raised over $200 million of new assets for managed futures strategies in his career, from both high net worth individuals and institutional investors.

After leaving Citibank in 1993 Phillips joined Refco, a New York City-based commodities firm, holding a variety of positions over 12 years, including Managing Director of the Refco Alternative Investments Group, acting as Head of Product Management and Director of Investor Relations. In 2006 he founded Emerald Advisors, acting as the US representative for Abbey Capital Limited, a Dublin-based alternative investments fund of funds.

“Tim will be a welcome addition to our team,” said Peter Kambolin, Systematic Alpha Management’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. “He brings with him an established list of contacts and a clear understanding of the sales process and the protocol for marketing managed futures strategies. He has a proven record of accomplishment, and we look forward to working with him as we expand Systematic Alpha Management’s investor base.”

(press release)

Systematic Alpha Management LLC (SAM) is a fully systematic, quantitative CTA. Its investment program aims to generate pure alpha returns by utilizing predominantly contrarian trading in a diversified mix of the most liquid global equity and currency markets.

SAM’s objective is to deliver uncorrelated absolute returns while offering superior liquidity terms, flexibility and transparency to its investors. SAM’s high frequency trading programs are developed by a highly qualified team of theoretical physicists, mathematicians and computer scientists using the latest advances in data collection and analysis, and trading infrastructure.

The New York-based firm manages assets for funds of managed accounts, funds of funds, family offices, private banks and high net worth investors in the Americas, Europe and Asia. SAM is registered as a Commodity Pool Operator (CPO) and a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA).

The Systematic Alpha Futures Program trades around the clock, six days a week, in 27 markets in three regions – North America, Europe and Asia. Systematic Alpha Management was co-founded and is co-managed by Dr. Alexei Chekhlov, SAM’s Head of Research and Portfolio Manager, and Peter Kambolin, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. www.systematicalpha.com

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. Study shows what resonates with investors: 'Unwavering', 'passionate' beats 'committed', 'dedicated' and more surprises[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: A new study by Pershing Square, a unit of BNY Mellon company, showed that an effective value proposition strengthens audience connections and fosters growth, yet many advisors have had little objective guidance in formulating such statements until now. In the

  2. Comment – Why you should avoid the hottest hedge fund hands, Swedroe attacks Hussman over risk management, relative value strategy[more]

    Why you should avoid the hottest hedge fund hands FromCNBC/Yahoo.com: Investors who don't have money with Pershing Square Capital Management are likely salivating at the hedge fund's industry-leading 26 percent return from January through July. But investing with Bill Ackman and other to

  3. AIMA makes 'the case for hedge funds'[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body,

  4. Managed futures' global diversification is important in next phase of economic recovery[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The global diversification provided by managed futures may prove to be extremely valuable as the markets enter the next phase of the economic recovery, said Campbell & Company, a pioneer in absolute return invest

  5. Ex-UBS prop trader's hedge fund Manikay Partners eyes UK launch[more]

    From eFinancialnews.com: Manikay Partners, a $1.7 billion US multi-strategy hedge fund set up in 2008 by a proprietary trader from UBS with backing from Goldman Sachs, is planning to open in the UK. New York-based Manikay's move into Europe comes after Financial News revealed on Monday that Aurelius