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Spring Valley Asset Management launches Diversified Alpha Portfolio, appoints Brett Palatiello as partner

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

New Jersey-based alternative investment firm Spring Valley Asset Management (SVAM) announced the launch of the SVAM Diversified Alpha Portfolio, a multi-dimensional, systematic trading system.

"We apply creative modeling techniques to a rich set of fundamental and technical features across short, medium, and long-term horizons (from 1 day to 3 months) that aim to capture both direction and divergence across liquid global futures markets. The application of sophisticated and robust risk management systems allows us to dynamically budget, neutralize, and target risk," said a press release from the finance firm founded by industry veteran John Ryan.

"This combination of fundamental and technical data, along with risk: neutralizing and targeting, make the Diversified Alpha Portfolio a complement to the Tactical Trend Portfolio as well as an uncorrelated diversifier to traditional CTA portfolios," it added.

Brett Palatiello joins as partner

"We are also please to announce that Brett Palatiello has joined the firm as a Partner. I am excited to have Brett join the firm given his strong background in technology, modeling and portfolio construction,"said John Ryan.

Palatiello joins SVAM as a Partner and Portfolio Manager. He will be an integral part of research and development of both futures and equity strategies, the release said.

He is a programmer with extensive experience is the development and design of models, portfolio......................

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