GREENWICH, Conn., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradex Global Advisors, LLC, an alternative asset management company, announced today that K. Daniel Libby, CFA has joined their investment team as Senior Portfolio Manager. Mr. Libby will play a significant role across all of Tradex's internally managed Hedge Funds and Fund-of-Hedge Fund Portfolios.
"We are delighted that Dan has joined us. We've known him by reputation and have followed his performance for many years. Dan is a seasoned portfolio manager who has stellar records in fixed income and mortgage products in all market cycles, including during the most stressful periods in recent memory," said Michael Beattie, one of the firm's founding partners and its Chief Investment Officer. "We are particularly excited about leveraging Dan's skills in building out our internally managed product offerings in the mortgage and high yield space," said Jeff Trongone, President of Tradex Global, who also recently joined the firm having previously served as CEO of Malbec Partners, a hedge fund platform sponsored by BNP Paribas, and CFO of JP Morgan's asset management business.
"Tradex's focus on providing the highest quality investment program to investors with a significant emphasis on managing both operational and investment risk was an important factor in my decision to join the firm, as was the opportunity to help continue to build a world class investment business. I look forward to working with the Tradex team to provide excellent investment capabilities for our investors," said Mr. Libby.
Mr. Libby has nearly 30 years of investment experience at leading Wall Street and buy side firms such as Goldman Sachs, Nomura, IBM Pension and BlackRock. For the past 10 years, he has managed several successful hedge funds. His investment performance track records include "core plus" fixed income, distressed mortgage-backed securities, long/short high-grade mortgage-backed securities and multi-strategy portfolios. He is a graduate from Columbia University with both his BS and MS degrees in Mathematical Methods/Economics and Mathematical Methods/Finance respectively.
About Tradex Global Advisors
Tradex Global Advisors, LLC (TGA), headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut is part of The Tradex Group of investment companies. TGA manages Fund of Hedge Funds and internally managed Hedge Funds, including their recently-launched short-biased high yield and a liquid real estate strategies. TGA was founded in 2004 by Michael Beattie and Richard Travia and focuses on innovative and niche investment products and strategies for its investors. With its targeted focus, TGA seeks to identify uncorrelated and sustainable investment outperformance ("alpha") across market cycles in all of its products.
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