WyeTree Asset Management Adds Quant Expert To Team

May 9 2011 | 8:55am ET

WyeTree Asset Management, a London-based investment manager with expertise in the global residential mortgage market, has hired Eugene Kashdan as a quantitative analyst. Kashdan brings with him an extensive knowledge of modern mathematical and computational techniques necessary for market analysis and forecasting.

During his academic career, Kashdan has authored and co-authored more than thirty articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and in the proceedings of the international conferences. His areas of expertise include development and implementation of fast and accurate numerical methods and their application to modelling complex physical and biological processes. His algorithms form a basis of commercial plasma simulation software, and he served as the guest editor of the Journal of Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering

Kashdan graduated with PhD in Applied Mathematics from Tel Aviv University, Israel, and did his postdoc at Brown University, Providence, RI. Prior to joining WyeTree, he held a Research Scientist appointment at Tel Aviv University. 

WyeTree Asset Management was founded in January 2007 and is managed by Founder and CEO Mike Chacos and Managing Director Judith Sciamma. The firm launched its RRETRO hedge fund in 2008 to invest globally in assets linked to residential mortgages and residential real estate.  That fund was seeded by SkyBridge Capital, which maintains an ongoing and close working relationship with WyeTree.

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