Tuesday, 5 May 2015
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Apr 18 2007 | 12:47pm ET
Ted Parkhill, a former marketer for John W. Henry & Co., has become the latest departure from the fast-shrinking firm. Parkhill has found a new home within Dekker Capital Management, an Incline Village, Nev.-based managed futures shop.
“He left with a group pf people around the same time that Mark Rzepczynski left,” founder Jason Dekker said, referring to the former JWH president and chief investment officer. “John [Henry] let about five people go at about the same time and Ted was one of those. I met him initially at the MFA conference in Miami, and he came to our office for a few days; once by himself and a few weeks later he came back with his wife. He really liked out programs and performance and thought it was a perfect fit for him.”
Parkhill will work with Dekker’s current marketer Eric Brown to boost the firm’s marketing and sales efforts. The nearly three-year-old firm is currently managing $200 million in its three futures programs.
The Global Diversified programs use long-term trend following systems to trade a range of futures markets globally. Since inception in September 2004, Global Diversified 1x and 3x returned 27.12% and 80.67% to investors on a compounded basis, according to the firm.
Dekker said the firm is looking to launch offshore products within the next few months but declined to comment further on the products’ details.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…