Altegris Ramps Up Alts. Team

Jul 13 2009 | 10:30am ET

Altegris Investments, an alternative investment broker/dealer, has promoted one of its senior alternative investment professionals and hired two additional senior staff members.

Todd Trusso, a five-year veteran of Altegris, was recently named director, private client group taking on the broader management and leadership responsibilities of the firm’s team of investment professionals serving sophisticated investors and family offices.

In addition, Chris Maudlin has joined the Altegris team as a vice president in the private client group. Prior to Altegris, Maudlin played a key role as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch within a top-ranked team of advisors responsible for the management of over $700 million in client assets with a focus on continual market analysis for potential investment opportunities for clients.

Chris Vigliatore has also joined Altegris as an associate vice president and will serve the firm's expanding institutional relationships team. In his previous role with MAN Financial, Vigliatore worked in managed futures and alternative investment operations, focusing on providing investment and trade execution solutions to external institutional sales forces.

"In this challenging investment environment, we are seeing unprecedented growth in alternative investment products, as sophisticated investors and wealth advisors seek historically non-correlated alternatives with traditional lon-only portfolios,” said CEO Jon Sundt.


In Depth

Q&A: Brevan Howard’s Charlotte Valeur Talks Strategy

Sep 18 2014 | 11:18am ET

Charlotte Valeur chairs the board of Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts, an LSE listed...

Lifestyle

Griffin Donates $1M To Rauner's Illinois Gov. Campaign

Sep 22 2014 | 9:29am ET

Hedge fund billionaire Kenneth Griffin definitely has a dog in this fight. The Citadel...

Guest Contributor

Top 5 Predicted Outcomes Of CalPERS' Hedge Fund Divestment

Sep 22 2014 | 8:35am ET

CalPERS’ announcement to divest of hedge funds has created a significant buzz...

 

Videos

Editor's Note

    Get A Sneak Peak Of The Alpha Pages

    Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET

    As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…

 

Futures Magazine

September 2014 Cover

The London Whale: Rogue risk management

Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

The Alpha Pages Interview: Senator Rand Paul

Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.