|By PR Newswire||
|September 25, 2012 11:20 AM EDT||
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Attalus Capital, L.P. (Attalus), a global asset management firm, today announced the appointment of Joshua Silva as Senior Portfolio Strategist. In this newly created role, Mr. Silva will work with Attalus' trading and risk management teams to enhance the cost and benefit characteristics of Attalus' risk calibration and benchmark replication for use with traditional and alternative investment strategies.
Mr. Silva will also work with Attalus' clients to evaluate and construct customized solutions for their unique portfolio challenges. The development of Attalus' proprietary investment platform addresses the growing demand for customized investment solutions such as risk exposure aggregation, calibration, inflation protection and tail hedging among the firm's institutional clients.
"We are excited to announce the addition of Josh to the organization. He brings an extensive background in risk management and trading expertise to Attalus," said Patrick C. Egan, President and Chief Investment Officer. "Our clients are increasingly focusing on investment and risk management strategies that are designed for their particular portfolios," he continued. "That is why Attalus has built the infrastructure needed to bring new and innovative investment solutions to the firm's investors," he concluded.
The appointment of Mr. Silva represents the continuation of Attalus' expansion of its investment team, adding key personnel with macro market expertise, portfolio construction, dedicated risk management, and comprehensive trading capabilities.
Mr. Silva was most recently a managing director of equity derivatives trading at Credit Suisse in New York. He was responsible for overseeing the US single stock option flow derivatives trading team and managing its risk. Prior to this, he held positions within Credit Suisse's single stock options flow trading and securitized derivatives groups in London. Mr. Silva began his investment career in 1995 as an options trader at CME with Societe Generale. He holds a Master of Science in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
About Attalus Capital:
Attalus Capital is a Philadelphia-based global asset management firm, specializing in traditional and alternative investment strategies; as well as providing a manager platform and customized investment solutions to its clients. The firm's client base includes corporations, endowments, foundations, public funds and jointly-trusteed pension plans. Attalus was founded in 1998 by Patrick C. Egan, President and Chief Investment Officer. The firm is 100% employee-owned, and has a deep and experienced staff across investment research, trading, operations and client service. Attalus is a registered investment advisor under the SEC's U.S. Investment Advisors Act of 1940 and a Qualified Professional Asset Manager under ERISA.
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