if you build it, they may come — Horton Point’s Gallery Fund

Ex Citadel Alexandra Execs Ready Maiden Hedge Fund

FINalternatives

October 16, 2007

“New York-based Horton Point, a quantitative hedge fund shop, is looking to give institutional investors a 360-degree view of hedge fund strategies with its maiden offering. The firm is readying its Gallery Fund, a global multi-strategy hedge fund, for launch toward the end of the year.

Dimitri Sogoloff, founding principal of Alexandra Investment Management, and Vladimir Finkelstein, a former managing director at Citadel Investment Group, founded Horton last year with a mind to addressing the issue of scalability and repeatability of alpha within the hedge fund space. ‘We decided a year ago that, in order for a quantitative business to be sustainable, it cannot rely on a single model or single asset class, and it needs to be about a quantitative process rather than a model,’ said Sogoloff, who serves as the new firm’s CEO.

”To that end, Sogoloff has put together a team of financial engineers from bulge-bracket banks, including JPMorgan and Lehman Brothers, and scientists with expertise in statistics, mechanics and plasma physics to applied mathematics and artificial intelligence.  …” (full article)

Source: FINalternatives

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