Looking back on Iwanowski’s slowed SECOR and James Simons’ quiet ambition


AR also revisits Hildene Capital Management’s new fund.

One year ago
»» SECOR Asset Management, the advisory and investment management firm launched by former Goldman Sachs Asset Management quant co-chief Ray Iwanowski and former General Motors Asset Management CIO Tony Kao, was planning to roll out systematic macro hedge funds as early as the beginning of 2012. The fund launches were said to be part of SECOR’s Alpha Strategies business line.

In a difficult environment for launches, the fund is still in the planning phases, and is slated to start trading in the second half of the year, external spokesman Scott Tagliarino confirmed. Details remain scarce: