Thursday, March 3, 2016

Marquette Alumnus, Chris McGuire, Will Speak to FMA Students on March 9th

Chris McGuire to Speak to FMA Students on March 9th


Chris McGuire, Founder and CEO of Phalanx Capital Management (an Asian Volatility Multi-Strategy Fund) located in Chicago, will be our FMA speaker in the AIM Room on Wednesday, March 9th from 1:00-1:40. He will be holding a short information meeting about a potential internship for a junior finance major afterwards. 


Phalanx is an Asian-focused Hedge Fund founded in 2004 by Chris McGuire (Marquette alumnus). The fund has received numerous awards over the years and is considered to be one of the more creative (and non-correlated) hedge funds in existence.

Chris McGuire
Christopher S. McGuire, Managing Member, Chief Investment Officer manages the trading of the Japanese and Asian portfolio. Prior to launching Phalanx, he managed the Japanese multi-strategy portfolio for Daiwa Securities America. He joined Daiwa from Goldman Sachs where he ran Japanese and Asian relative value trading for the Spear, Leeds & Kellogg division.

Prior to "SLK" he was in charge of trading and managing the Japanese convertible bond portfolio for Marin Capital Partners. His prior experiences include managing hedge fund sales for the convertible bond and equity divisions for Merrill Lynch - London, managing convertible bond sales for SBC Warburg-Tokyo, overnight relative value equity sales for BZW Securities, and trading commodity options for his own account on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Marquette University in 1991.

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