CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C. today announced the appointment of Kaveh Alamouti as Senior Managing Director. Mr. Alamouti will be responsible for Citadel’s soon-to-be-launched multi-strategy macro investment business and will lead a team to develop and launch new alternative investment strategies.
“We continue to bring together the best in the industry as we expand across regions, asset classes and strategies,” said Kenneth Griffin, CEO and founder of Citadel Investment Group. “Kaveh Alamouti has an exceptional reputation and track record, and we are pleased to have him join Citadel.”
“There are tremendous trading and arbitrage opportunities in the global markets, creating a very attractive environment for a multi-strategy macro business,” said Mr. Alamouti. “I have long admired Citadel’s approach to innovative expansion, and they are the ideal partner when it comes to creating leading-edge investment strategies.”
Mr. Alamouti most recently managed a global macro and multi-strategy business at Moore Capital. Prior to joining Moore Capital, he founded Optimum Asset Management. Mr. Alamouti ran Tokai Bank’s global proprietary trading and arbitrage group, and launched his career at Salomon Brothers, where he ultimately led the European arbitrage and proprietary trading businesses.
Mr. Alamouti received a bachelor’s degree from Imperial College in London and an MBA and PhD from London Business School.
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