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Altera Partners Management Ltd. (AP) is a London based privately owned company of clients and proprietary assets. AP was incorporated in England in 2003 and is Authorized and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

AP specializes in quantitative investment strategies and invests globally across assets classes. The entire business is supported by APsoft (APS), a proprietary asset management software developed in-house over many years.

The company has an affiliated company, AP Asia Ltd. in Bangkok Thailand, responsible for financial research, middle office, software development and client services for the Asia Pacific region.

AP has industry wide recognition in the training and development of its staff. Senior management members spent their prior careers working for blue chip institutions in major financial centers.
 
LONDON QUANTITATIVE INVESTMENTS
London Quantitative Investments (LQI) is a systematic CTA. LQI Multi Strategy Program relies on a leading computer driven trading and portfolio management technology. It provides numerous multi-strategy sources of alpha covering over 50 markets and 16 strategies within different time-scales and incorporates robust risk management at strategy and portfolio level. The combine system has high Sharpe ratio (>1.5), high Sortino ratio (>2.5).

The firm uses computer algorithms developed in-house and based on principles and robust statistical effects that have been well documented in academic literature and have long-term track records. These strategies are designed to produce stable long-term capital growth in all market environments using a wide range of liquid asset classes including equities, bonds, FX, commodities and credit. Investors can access these strategies through fund products or managed accounts.

Richard Bateson and Patrick Coppens are the two portfolio managers dedicated to LQI.
 
ALTERA PRIVATE INVESTMENT OFFICE
Altera Private Investment Office is an independent division that draws its resources from AP technology and software. Its platform is comprehensive and efficient for the management and preservation of wealth. We favor integrity, independence, wisdom. The relationships we establish with our clients are at the heart of our business.

We combine a traditional asset protection approach with global investment expertise and proprietary technology adapted to today's volatile and uncertain environment. Each portfolio is tailor-made and monitored for return objectives, risk tolerance and tax efficiency. Our financial expertise is at the cutting edge of modern finance.

We bring to Europe, the Middle East and Asia the best services generally found in the most established financial institutions. Most importantly, we align interests by investing alongside our members.

Maryam Mansoury is responsible for Altera Private Investment Office division.
 
KEY PERSONNEL
 
Dr. Richard Bateson
Chief Investment Officer

Prior to joining AP and LQI, Richard worked at AHL, Man Group plc, and was Head of Dimension, AHL's multi-strategy systematic fund, including the Evolution and Genesis funds.

During this time, Richard was an associate of the Oxford-Man Institute, Oxford University and a Research Committee member.

Other key roles Richard has held include CEO of MGIM, an investment manager running assets in excess of US2billion, and Managing Director at Royal Bank of Canada.

Richard has a first class degree and a doctorate in Physics from Cambridge University. He is the author of "Financial Derivative Investments" (WSP 2011) and has also written many physics papers.
 
Patrick P. Coppens
Chief Executive Officer

Patrick is a Founding Partner of Altera Partners Management Ltd. (AP), a privately owned investment management company established in London in 2003 and Partner of LQI established in 2013.

Prior to founding AP, Patrick held senior positions at Lehman Brothers and Nomura International the fixed income derivatives division. Patrick was also in charge of Bankgesellshaft Berlin ’s USD 15BN trading book in exotic fixed income derivatives.

Patrick has considerable expertise in managing portfolios, risk management and software development.

Patrick is a frequent speaker at hedge fund symposiums. Patrick has a Financial Engineering Degree from the Solvay Business School, Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
 
Brian FitzGerald
Chairman

Brian FitzGerald joined Altera as chairman in April 2006 after an extensive career in banking including commercial banking, investment banking and private banking. He has worked in Australia, South Africa, Singapore, New York and London.

Most of his career has been spent with Standard Chartered Bank (1977-1991) in various directorial positions, including Managing Director of Standard Chartered Merchant Bank Asia, Executive Vice President of Standard Chartered Bank, New York, Director of International and Corporate Banking, London and Head of Private Banking, London.

More recently, Brian, had chief executive responsibilities with Riggs Bank (2000-2005), then Chairman and CEO of Liberty Syndicates, subsidiary of Liberty Mutual of Boston till 2012.
 
Mark Bloom
Head of Business Development

Mark Joined Altera in 2014 as Partner and Head of Business Development

Mark has over 20 year experience managing funds for institutional clients and high net worth individuals through a globally based asset management company which he founded. He has extensive experience working in Asia and is fluent in Japanese.

Mark also founded a global capital raising distribution business focusing on alternative asset classes with offices in Asia and Europe. This venture successfully raised early stage capital for a number of hedge funds, real estate investment projects, and other investments.

Mark is considered an expert and specialist in alternative investment strategies, hedge funds, commodities markets, CTA’s and global investments. During his time in Japan, Mark was founder and director of one of Japan’s leading Forex and Securities companies, FXA Securities, which was later sold to Man Group.

Mark received a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Studies and Economics from Greenwich University in England, and was a Research Masters student in Economics from Tokyo University. He has authored two popular books on the hedge fund industry in Japan.
 
Maryam Mansoury - Edstrom
Head of Altera Private Investment

Maryam joined Altera in 2010 and is Partner since 2015 in charge of Altera Private Investment Office. Maryam has 25 years experience in financial markets with a proven track record in institutional and private wealth management. Since 2007 Maryam has worked with several prominent family offices as CIO and investment advisor, where she gained invaluable experience in wealth structuring and preservation. Maryam specializes in working exclusively with clients to achieve optimal asset allocation and implementation of strategies.

Maryam also held senior positions at DNB Nor Asset Management, Skandia Asset Management (London, Hong Kong), UBS (London), CSFB (London) and Lehman Brothers (London, New York).

Maryam attended Sorbonne University in Paris and has a BA in Languages.
 
Charles Supapodok
Vice President

Charles joined Altera in 2014. He is a seasoned investment professional with over 20 year experience in capital markets, hedge funds, and asset management in New York and Singapore.

Da Vinci Asset Management, Singapore – investment strategist, portfolio allocation, research and due diligence on hedge funds for Asia region

Deutsche Bank (New York) - equity market analyst

Credit Suisse First Boston (New York) –M&A analyst

University of Wisconsin – Madison, BS Economics
 
Piwat Laotan
Programmer

Piwat joined Altera in 2007 as programmer in charge of AP software development and maintenance. Altera has a proprietary software that manage all aspects of investment management. Piwat other functions include development and maintenance of AP web interfaces and AP cloud server.

California Fitness Ltd., in-house software development.

TTIS Co. Ltd, Database development for the Federation of Thai Industries.

Hollywood International Ltd., Programming, software development accounting department.

Diploma degree from RMUTT in Computer and Business. Bachelor Degree from KMUTT in IT and Software Technology and Master Degree from Krirk University in Political Science.
 
Helene Chesneau
Analyst

Helene joined Altera in 2004 as analyst in hedge funds database maintenance, background checks, ongoing monitoring and hedge funds screening. She subsequently became responsible for back office and accounts reconciliation.

Manager at Ronny Zilka ( London).

Executive assistant at France Telecom (Paris).

Executive assistant a Edition Berger Levrault (Paris).

Helene as a degree from Formamod Paris and an Administration degree from Westminster University London.

Helene is fluent in English, French, Vietnamese and proficient in Cantonese.
 
Duang Chanthamolee
Investor Relations

Duang joined Altera in 2010 in charge of middle office and clients relation.

Analyst, Credit Policy Unit, Bangkok Bank Public Company Ltd. Developed underwriting standards criterias for analyzing debt payments and cash flow risks. Build data validation framework for assessing risk with the bank’s clients.

IT auditor, Ernst & Young, developed and implemented comprehensive risk framework to assess and manage IT related business risk.

Teddy House Company Ltd, assistant products development, and projects developments.

Duang has a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, from California Lutheran University, USA and a Master degree in Business Information Technology from Middlesex University, UK

Duang is fluent in English and Thai.