Garda Capital Partners, an alternative investment manager focused on fixed income relative value trading strategies, has appointed Gary Cameron as portfolio manager.
He will lead an expanded US trading team with the creation and staffing of a New York-based office. Garda expects its New York office to open early in 2017.
Cameron comes to Garda having previously held various leadership positions over 18 years at JP Morgan in both New York and London, including recent roles as global head of USD swaps and head of USD rates trading for Europe, Middle East and Asia. Prior to JP Morgan, Cameron started his career with HSBC, including positions with responsibility for USD, JPY, AUD and core European rate trading books in both New York and Tokyo.
"I am excited to join Garda Capital Partners and be part of this talented team with an organisational culture of collaboration and community,” says Cameron, "In deciding to join Garda, I was highly impressed with the focus and commitment of the organisation to its investment strategies and am grateful for the opportunity to help Garda expand its US based trading capabilities for these strategies in such a supportive environment."
"Gary's experience, leadership and reputation for integrity exemplifies our global commitment to securing and retaining quality investment expertise in our fixed income relative value strategies and we are thrilled to have Gary become part of the Garda team." says Jeff Drobny, managing partner and CIO of Garda Capital Partners. "We are confident that Gary will not only help us capture the opportunities we see today but will also strengthen the US trading team for the future."