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Harry Kat Q & A

Tuesday, January 30, 2007
First encounters with the FundCreator (pun intended) - an interview with Prof. Harry Kat and Ron Westdrop, partner at the Taler Group?the first official user of the "dream diversifier".

A SQUARE :: 30Jan07 Harry Kat Q & A
Category "Fund Creation"
Faculty Prof. Harry Kat
Expertise creates funds that generate returns with predefined statistical properties
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
I have known Harry for over 20 years, initially at the European Options Exchange in Amsterdam and later in several capacities in London. He has always been a very creative and “out-of-the-box” kind of guy. He told us about his FundCreator idea and we were immediately interested. Over the last two years we have watched the FundCreator project develop from being a theoretical concept into the sophisticated, highly practical platform that it is today.
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