Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Last updated 16 hours ago
Apr 2 2013 | 9:51am ET
Ridgefield, Conn.-based boutique investment manager Simple Alternatives has added Tudor Investment Corp. vet Clark Jones to its management team.
In addition to serving as a long/short equity manager at Tudor, Jones had previously managed a long/short equity portfolio at Israel Englander's Millenium Partners, managing over $16 billion in alternative strategies.
In his new role at Simple Alternatives, Jones will assist in portfolio allocation and risk management for the firm's flagship $68 million S1 Fund.
“We are thrilled to add Clark Jones to the Simple Alternatives team,” said James K. Dilworth CEO and founder of Simple Alternatives, in a statement. “Clark comes to us with great experience in managing long/short portfolios at two of the world’s most successful hedge fund groups, highlighting our commitment to build upon the excellence of our institutional investment team.”
Simple Alternatives focuses on liquid alternative strategies. Its S1 Fund is a mutual fund of hedge funds employing a portfolio of boutique (fundamentally-based) long/short equity managers.
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