Citadel taps Moore portfolio manager for new macro strategy

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Citadel Investment Group has hired Kaveh Alamouti, recently of Moore Capital, to launch a multistrategy global macro business.

Alamouti will join Citadel in June as a senior managing director and is expected to bring several members of his Moore team with him. He will be based in London.

At Moore, Alamouti was a senior portfolio manager and is credited with helping to build Moore’s infrastructure in derivatives and fixed-income relative value trading. When Alamouti joined Moore in August 2002, he was Moore’s first relative value portfolio manager.

Both Moore Global Investment Fund and Moore Global Fixed Income Fund allocated to