Suranya Capital Hires Head Trader For Global Macro Fund

Oct 28 2010 | 11:11am ET

Conn.-based hedge fund shop Suranya Capital Partners has hired Patrick Littlefield as head trader of the firm's discretionary global macro fund.

Littlefield joins the hedge fund run by Anu Murgai, formerly of Shumway Capital, from Quantitative Financial Strategies (QFS), where he was a senior trader. Littlefield spent 10 years at QFS trading on behalf of a variety of quantitative investment strategies. He has expertise in trading cash, futures, swaps and options across forex, equities, fixed income and commodities. 

Prior to QFS, Littlefield worked at Bankers Trust as a forex trader and at Barclays Capital in the fixed income derivatives trading group.

Launched in October 2007, the Suranya Global Opportunity Macro Fund is a discretionary directional global macro fund that seeks opportunities in liquid asset classes across developed and developing markets. According to the firm, it combines intensive fundamental analysis with a market oriented trading focus. Investments are niche, creative ideas traded on a tactical basis. The Suranya team consists of seasoned professionals with extensive experience in the hedge fund industry, having worked at Tiger Capital, Shumway Capital, SAC Capital Advisors and Moore Capital Management.

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