Succeeding an industry legend

DUNN Capital president Marty Bergin reflects on taking the up the reins at a managed futures pioneer

Finding opportunity in commodities

Eric Armitage, CEO and CIO of London-based East Alpha, on building a winning hybrid quant commodity business

Inside Winton’s data hive

Carly Minsky examines how a spin-out from the quant giant is fusing crowdsourcing and AI to solve complex data problems

Ridgedale Advisors build new fund on solid foundations

Former Ssaris executives tell CTA Intelligence why they decided to start a new firm

A collaborative ethos

Crow & Cushing partners discuss the firm’s beginnings, their service offering, and why strong relationships matter

The true story of AHL

How 30 years ago, three scientists changed finance and went on to build three of the world’s largest systematic hedge funds

Moving with the times

Aspect co-founders Anthony Todd and Martin Lueck discuss changing investor attitudes and emerging competition

On the prowl

London-based Jaguar Investments talks rebuilding, scaling up, and growth potential

Master of the quant: The man behind FQS

Ex-Renaissance Technologies MD Robert Frey on how he balances running a global FoHF business with a passion for bringing through the next generation of quant talent

Amplitude 2.0

The Swiss short-term trader is opening new offices in London and Prague after senior hires and a stellar 2016

Back in the billions

After breaking the billion-dollar threshold for the second time last year, Quest Partners principals Nigol Koulajian and Prashant Kolluri discuss the challenges of scale

Opening a new door on an old CTA business

CTA Intelligence speaks to Chris Hehmeyer about his firm’s acquisition of a long-time peer

Out with the old

As ‘fake-news’ and data leaks drive anxiety among managers, Winton Labs-alumnus DiligenceVault is revolutionising the due diligence process

Countdown to launch

The CEO of Launchpad Trading, Nancy Andrews, speaks to CTA Intelligence about new managers and investor interest

Growing fortunes

Fort’s Sanjiv Kumar on having Goldman as a partner, developing an internal Ucits platform and a Trump presidency

Putting CTAs on South Korea’s MAP

As Shinhan Investment Corp prepares the launch of a systematics-focused platform, CTA Intelligence catches up with head of business development Sooch Park

Swimming ahead of the current

Bill Eckhardt isn’t the only CTA to have traded for more than 40 years. But he has been one of the more successful in adapting his system to changing markets.

GAM takes on Winton and AQR with Cantab deal

GAM CEO Alex Friedman and Cantab CIO Ewan Kirk discuss joining forces for a new systematic platform to take on the quant giants