Mergers & Acquisitions / Joint Ventures

StormHarbour platform buys volatility trading specialist Fortrinn


StormHarbour Partners, the independent global markets and financial advisory firm, has accelerated the build-out of its alternative asset management business with the acquisition of London-based volatility trading specialist Fortrinn Partners.

The acquisition, through which Fortrinn Partners LLP will be renamed StormHarbour Alternative Investments (SHAI), is subject to FSA approval. Fortrinn was founded by CEO and former MKM Longboat principal Keith DeCarlucci and Antonis Giannopoulos, who have been working together for over eight years.

The firm currently manages the Fortrinn Convexity Fund, a strategy that is designed to benefit from markets’ risk re-pricing. The strategy has produced strong returns since