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Hasenbichler Asset Management expands research team

Thursday, November 01, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - Hasenbichler Asset Management has added two investment professionals, Georg Reiter and Helmuth Vollmeier, to its Research and Operational team. Bernd Hasenbichler says: “Having a stronger team in today’s environment will consolidate our robust operational and investment infrastructure to better heighten our potentials to our clients“.

Georg Reiter and Helmuth Vollmeier, each with over 20 years of experience in the CTA world are joining forces with Hasenbichler. Both, Georg and Helmuth have worked with Hasenbichler in the past and always stayed in close contact. In addition to being experts at developing quantitative trading strategies for the futures markets, they also have deep knowledge on trading mechanisms for stocks that will add value towards our general asset allocation expertise.

Georg Reiter was born in Austria in 1969. He studied Economics and Business Administration at the University of Vienna. Georg worked for Hasenbichler for more than 10 years and was responsible for the development of trading programs, administration and brokerage. In 1999, he moved to Gibraltar in order to setup the Trading Center of Hasenbichler Asset Management where he was General Manager for 3 years. He set up Sharpe Investments Limited in 2002, in order to offer professional investment advisory services to various entities. In 2006, he co-founded El Mago Asset Management Limited, an asset management company offering its services to institutional clients.

Helmuth Vollmeier was born in Austria in 1955. After having graduated from university, he joined the U.S. securities firm E.F. Hutton as options coordinator for Germany in 1982. In 1989, he moved to Chase Manhattan Bank where he was managing director of Chase’s Investment Company in Vienna and was responsible for fund management and derivatives trading. In 1995 he set up MOC Asset Management in Vienna together with Franz Hartlieb. From 1997 to 2001 he was a managing director of MOC Limited in Gibraltar. After the merger between MOC and Xanthos Asset Management he continued as managing director in Gibraltar. Together with Franz he joined Hasenbichler in 2003 bringing their MOC fund into the Hasenbichler family of funds. In 2006 he co-founded El Mago Asset Management Limited, an asset management company offering its services to institutional clients.

Franz Hartlieb, Head of Research, and Georges Dauzonne, Head of Business Development, are glad to welcome Franz’s former partner Helmuth and their longtime friend Georg to Hasenbichler.

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