Chris’ diverse and compelling professional and academic background brings additional perspective and experience to one of the industry’s most successful and respected teams
San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 11, 2012
Sunrise Capital Partners, one of the world’s leading systematic global macro trading firms, announced today that Christopher Stanton, a veteran commodity and currency markets trader with significant depth of experience in global macro analysis, and fund and risk management has joined the investment team as Director of Portfolio Strategy.
“Chris’ diverse and compelling professional and academic background brings additional perspective and experience to one of the industry’s most successful and respected teams,” said Acting Sunrise Managing Director Jason Gerlach. “Chris will work closely with Sunrise partners and portfolio managers Gary Davis and Rick Slaughter, and with head trader Marie Laufik and the portfolio research, trading, and technology teams. His role is essential to achieving our goal of continued enhancement of portfolio strategy and efficient implementation of Sunrise initiatives and advancements.”
Stanton has worked as a currency and commodity trader, hedge fund manager, and attorney in a professional career focused on alternatives investing. He traded commodity and currency markets as a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Deerhurst Capital Management and as a Capital Markets Officer at JP Morgan. He worked as a securities lawyer at the prestigious New York law firms of Quinn, Emanuel, Urqhart & Sullivan LLP and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, finely tuning his sensitivity to risk mitigation and client service. Stanton holds a J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Northwestern University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Lehigh University.
“We are pleased to welcome Chris to the senior management team at Sunrise,” said Gerlach. “His exceptional mathematical and analytical capabilities, combined with his breadth of experience in fund management, securities law and global macro strategy development make him especially well suited to be a member of our organization.”
ABOUT SUNRISE — Sunrise Capital Partners LLC manages global macro investment strategies for institutional and individual investors. A leader in systematic macro trading since 1980, the firm brings an informed, long-term perspective, an adaptive and evolutionary research platform and responsive, client-focused delivery to investors seeking the best opportunities in today’s global financial markets. Sunrise, a finalist nominee for Absolute Return +Alpha magazine’s Managed Futures Manager of the Year in 2011, holds one of the longest and most profitable trading records in the alternative investment industry and offers investors the liquidity, transparency, and stringent regulatory and business controls critical to investing in the post-2008 environment.
FOR MORE INFORMATION about Sunrise Capital Partners, please contact either Matt Waz or Marty Ehrlich at info(at)sunrisecapital(dot)com, (877) 456-8911, or visit http://www.sunrisecapital.com.
Past performance results are not necessarily indicative of future results. An investment with Sunrise is speculative, involves a substantial risk of loss, and is not suitable for all investors. Any person subscribing for an investment with Sunrise must be able to bear the risks set forth in Sunrise’s offering materials.