La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) April 30, 2009
Altegris Investments (http://www.altegris.com) announced today that it has expanded its growing research team by hiring Mark Dombrowski, CFA, as a senior research associate focusing on operational due diligence and risk.
Mr. Dombrowski joins Altegris from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he served as an associate in technology investment banking. At B of A, he developed financial models and conducted due diligence for potential IPO offerings and M&A opportunities.
Prior to B of A, Mr. Dombrowski worked in hedge fund operations and portfolio management at Context Capital Management, where he was involved in all aspects of the back office, including trade reconciliation, daily portfolio monitoring, portfolio valuation, and risk monitoring. In total, he has more than 10 years of industry experience.
In his new position, Mr. Dombrowski will work with the research team on operational due diligence for new funds and managers added to the Altegris platform of alternative investments. He will further aid in ongoing due diligence and risk management for existing funds and managers.
Mr. Dombrowski joins a seasoned group of team members, including Allen Cheng, Managing Director and Head of Research, and Lara Magnusen, Vice President of Research, who bring a combined total of 28 years of industry experience to the firm.
"Risk management has always been a key focus of Altegris' research effort," Ms. Magnusen said. "Hiring an individual of Mark's caliber further strengthens our efforts in this area. We are thrilled to have him as part of our team."
In June 2003, Mr. Dombrowski earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego. He has also earned a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
About Altegris Investments, Inc.
Altegris Investments (http://www.altegris.com) provides access to a platform of alternative investments designed to meet the needs of sophisticated investors and their wealth managers. The Altegris team of over 50 professionals is dedicated to finding, selecting and negotiating capacity with hedge funds, managed futures funds, and other alternative investments. Currently, investors have allocated more than $2 billion in trading level to alternative investments available through the Altegris platform. The Altegris Group of Companies includes Altegris Investments, APM Funds, and other affiliates. For more information, please contact Altegris Investments at (800) 828-5225 or info (at) altegris.com.
Contact: Dick Pfister - (858) 459-7040 or dpfister (at) altegris.com