Ray Iwanowski's SECOR preps macro funds
By Anastasia Donde
Wed Sep 21, 2011
The former Goldman quant co-chief has hired several former colleagues to manage the new strategy.
SECOR Asset Management, the new advisory and investment
management firm launched by Ray Iwanowski and Tony Kao, is
planning to roll out systematic macro hedge funds in the
beginning of 2012, according to people familiar with the firm's
Iwanowski, who was previously co-head of the Quantitative
Investment Strategies group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management,
will be managing the funds and has already hired a slew of
former GSAM portfolio managers and traders to work for him. The
fund launches will be part of the Alpha Strategies business
line of SECOR, which will implement quantitative macro
strategies across all asset classes and geographies, according
to the firm's Web site.
It could not be learned how much, if any, money the firm has
ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H
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