Hedge Funds

Eclipse team eyes equities


Managed futures and global macro player, Eclipse Capital Management, is quietly developing the firm's first equity-focused trading program. Eclipse's president, Thomas Moeller, together with principals Jim Klingler and Ronald Breittigam, have been working for some time on applying the firm's future-focused trading models to equities.

Klingler says Eclipse has already funded a series of equity-focused trading programs using four different trading models. These were recently merged under the umbrella of a single strategy. The result is an early-stage statistical arbitrage strategy that has yet to be opened to outside investors. Eclipse, which has $350 million under management in separate