DG Partners adds Fenner-Leitao to team

DG Partners has named Tony Fenner-Leitao to head marketing and business development in relation to Systematic Strategies in North America. Previously, Fenner-Leitao worked at Passport Capital where he was managing director and global head of sales and marketing.

PRESS RELEASE

LONDON, Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DG Partners, the London based investment management firm with approximately $1.1 billion in assets under management1, today announced that Tony Fenner-Leitao has joined DG Partners (US) to head marketing and business development in relation to Systematic Strategies in North America and will be based in San Francisco.

David Gorton, DG Partners’ Chief Investment Officer, commented:
“I am thrilled to be able to secure Tony’s services for the DG Partners group. Tony brings to the firm a wealth of highly relevant experience from his days at Winton Capital (where he was CEO) and latterly at Passport Capital. He will help to spearhead the growth of our business in the United States, capitalizing on the great support of Brevan Howard, my joint venture partner in BH-DG Systematic Trading LLP.”

Tony Fenner-Leitao was previously Managing Director and Global Head of Sales & Marketing at Passport Capital in San Francisco. Prior to joining Passport, Mr. Fenner-Leitao was Chief Executive Officer of Winton Capital in London. Mr. Fenner-Leitao has over 25 years of experience of working in financial markets for both asset management firms as well as investment banks, including Goldman Sachs and UBS in London and New York. Mr. Fenner-Leitao received a BA from Durham University in England and an MBA (with Honors) from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

“Joining DG Partners now in this new role was an exceptional opportunity given the DG platform and partnership with Brevan Howard,” Tony Fenner-Leitao explained, adding, “I believe DG Partners’ focus on global macro and systematic trend following strategies will continue to be among the most compelling for professional investors given the return of volatility and opportunity to generate superior uncorrelated risk adjusted returns.”

About DG Partners:
DG Partners LLP (“DG Partners”), established in 2002, is an investment manager which services clients pursuing global macro and systematic trading strategies.

DG Partners’ affiliate, BH-DG Systematic Trading LLP (“BH-DG”) is an investment manager and part of a joint venture between David Gorton and Brevan Howard established to pursue systematic trading strategies.

Across the firm, there is a focus on fixed-income, futures and FX markets with a strong emphasis on liquidity, risk control, investor transparency and research combined with real world trading experience.

Each of DG Partners and BH-DG are authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and only provide services to professional and institutional clients.

Commodity interest trading involves substantial risk of loss. Persons who do not have professional experience in investments should not rely on the information contained herein.

1 Includes AUM of DG Partners LLP’s affiliate, BH-DG Systematic Trading LLP, of approximately $700million. Data correct as at 31 Dec 2018.