Deerhurst Trader Stanton Sees Sunrise

Jan 12 2012 | 5:05am ET

Global macro specialist Sunrise Capital Partners has hired hedge fund veteran Christopher Stanton to serve as director of portfolio strategy.

Stanton, a commodity and currency trading specialist, formerly worked as a portfolio manager at Deerhurst Capital Management and was a capital markets officer at JPMorgan Chase. A lawyer by trade, he practiced at Quinn Emanuel Urqhart & Sullivan and Cravath Swaine & Moore.

"Chris’ diverse and compelling professional and academic background brings additional perspective and experience to one of the industry’s most successful and respected teams," Jason Gerlach, acting managing director of San Diego-based Sunrise, said. "Chris will work closely with Sunrise partners and portfolio managers Gary Davis and Rick Slaughter, and with head trader Marie Laufik and the portfolio research, trading, and technology teams."

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