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Simple Alternatives expands investment management team

Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update: Simple Alternatives, LLC, announced today the appointment of Clark Jones expanding the investment team managing the firms’ flagship S1 Fund (SONEX).

In this role, Mr. Jones will bolster the investment team’s portfolio allocation and risk management efforts. Jones joins Simple Alternatives from Tudor Investment Corporation where he was a long/short equity portfolio manager.

“We are thrilled to add Clark Jones to the Simple Alternatives team,” said James K. Dilworth CEO and founder of Simple Alternatives. “Clark comes to us with great experience in managing long/short portfolios at two of the world’s most successful hedge fund groups, highlighting our commitment to build upon the excellence of our institutional investment team.”

“Clark’s unique background will enhance our capital allocation process enabling us to benefit from market volatility and strategy performance trends. We are pleased to attract individuals with the talent and experience of Clark Jones, strengthening the quality of the investment team, and our pursuit to deliver investors superior risk-adjusted returns,” concluded Dilworth.

Clark Jones added, “There’s a growing preference for investors to seek alternatives to traditional hedge fund investments where the higher level of transparency and liquidity can also be potential benefits. I look forward to working with the investment team building upon their strong foundation as a leading independent firm focused on the liquid alternative space.”

Clark Jones most recently served as a long/short equity portfolio manager at Tudor Investment Corporation. Founded by Paul Tudor Jones in 1980, Tudor is a leading asset management firm based in Greenwich, CT. Prior to Tudor Investment Corporation, Mr. Jones managed a long/short equity portfolio at Millenium Partners, LP based in New York City. Millenium Partners, LP was founded by Israel Englander in 1989, managing over $16 Billion in alternative strategies.

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