Twin Capital Management LLC, a New York-based hedge fund firm, said on Tuesday that it has named Sarah Petner as vice president. In her new position, Petner will report to Kevin Gahwyler, COO and business development director and work on expanding Twin Capital’s efforts in marketing and investor relations. Prior to joining Twin Capital, Petner worked as an associate at Jeffries LLC.
New York (PRWEB) July 02, 2013
Twin Capital Management LLC, a New York-based event-driven hedge fund firm, has appointed Sarah Petner as vice president. In her new role with Twin Capital, Ms. Petner will report to Kevin Gahwyler, COO/Director of Business Development, expanding Twin’s capabilities in marketing and investor relations to keep pace with the considerable growth Twin has experienced over the last year.
“We are excited to welcome Sarah to our team,” said David Simon, Twin Capital’s founder and CEO. “We are confident Sarah will maintain our high quality investor contact as we continue to execute our growth strategy.”
Before joining Twin Capital, Ms. Petner served as an associate in the capital introductions team at Jeffries LLC. She also served as a consultant at FactSet Research where she was one of six investment professionals managing a $400 million long/short fund. Ms. Petner is a graduate of Tulane University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science and Economics.
In addition, Twin Capital has added Yoav Stramer as an assistant trader. Mr. Stramer will report to Sean Spillman, Head of Trading. Prior to joining Twin Capital Mr. Stramer worked as a trader on the ETF/Quantitative trading desks at UBS Securities. Mr. Stramer is a graduate of University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.
About Twin Capital Management:
Twin Capital Management LLC is an alternative investment management firm founded by David Simon in 1988. The firm manages equity-based, event-driven strategies with the goal of consistently producing superior, risk-adjusted, and uncorrelated returns. Twin Capital Management’s investment process is designed to identify, analyze and maximize the upside of opportunities, while minimizing risk. David Simon was honored by The Young Jewish Professionals (YJP) with the “Equity Event Driven/Merger Arbitrage Award” at the 2012 YJP Finance and Hedge Fund Summit. Twin Capital Management LLC won HFMWeek’s best “Merger Arbitrage Fund” at the 2012 U.S. Hedge Fund Performance Awards.