Steben & Company Names New Director of Research

Aug 09, 2011, 12:31 ET from Steben & Company, Inc.

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Steben & Company, Inc., a leading provider of managed futures funds, announced today that John Dolfin, CFA, has been named Director of Research in its Research & Risk Management Group.

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"Steben & Company has been delivering managed futures funds to its investors for more than 22 years and has earned a reputation for excellence in this area," said Ken Steben, President and CEO of Steben & Company. "We are incredibly pleased to have John join our research team. His extensive knowledge of CTAs as well as other alternative strategies adds depth and breadth to our team."

Mr. Dolfin has been involved in research in financial markets for over 10 years and has been responsible for due diligence and allocation to alternative strategies for the last 7 years. Most recently, Mr. Dolfin served as Director, Head of Macro and CTA Strategies at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, and Managing Director, Liquid Strategies Group at SAFANAD Inc. He holds a Bachelor's degree in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University, a Masters in economics from Yale University and has been a CFA charter holder since 2005.

Mr. Dolfin will report to Michael Bulley, Steben & Company's Senior Vice President, Research and Risk Management. "John not only brings significant managed futures and quantitative experience, but he is known and respected within the CTA community," Bulley said. "We are quite confident that he will be instrumental to our continued growth."

About Steben & Company, Inc.

Since 1989, Steben & Company has specialized in bringing managed futures to sophisticated investors. An industry leader, Steben & Company uses its experience to help investors and their financial advisors understand managed futures and the potential benefits to be gained from adding them to an investment plan. Steben & Company's manager selection and allocation processes are guided by over 22 years of experience reviewing hundreds of futures managers. The firm has made significant investments in research, technology and personnel to enhance its process for selecting highly qualified managers. Steben & Company currently allocates more than $2.1 billion in trading levels to the funds' various trading advisors.

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