Funds of Hedge Funds

Cowen gains Merrill Lynch team for Ramius Trading Strategies


Cowen Group has lured a senior team from Merrill Lynch to launch Ramius Trading Strategies, a subsidiary of Ramius Alternative Solutions. The new team has developed a managed account platform that forms the basis of the newly launched RTS Global Fund, a multi-manager fund that offers clients exposure to hedge funds focused on active trading strategies, primarily managed futures and global macro.

Tom Strauss

Ramius Trading Strategies is headed by William Marr, formerly global head of hedge fund research and portfolio construction at Merrill Lynch. Senior members of the investment team include Alexander Rudin as director