New York, January 28, 2019 – Thalēs announced today that David Modiano has joined the firm as Managing Director of its Capital Strategies group. In his new role, he will be based out of New York and will report to Edouard Robbes, President of Thalēs Capital Partners.
Most recently David Modiano was a Partner and Head of Business Development at Mill Hill Capital, a New York-based credit hedge fund. Prior to that, he spent ten years combined at Investcorp and Lyxor Asset Management where he was second in command in their hedge fund seeding teams.
“David brings a unique perspective and a track record of success in the industry which will be invaluable to our clients and to Thalēs as we continue to expand our Capital Strategies franchise”, commented Edouard Robbes. “In the last three years, we have greatly enhanced our capital raising capabilities with the launch of Agora, our online capital introduction platform, but also expanded our offering as we entered the hedge fund distribution business targeting both institutional investors and US private clients“.
David Modiano added: “I am extremely excited to join Thalēs, a group of industry veterans that I have known and respected for over a decade. I have been impressed by the firm’s approach to the hedge fund market which embraces a future grounded in tradition and driven by innovation. I look forward to working towards growing our capital introduction and placement activities.”
“I have personally known David for many years, and his timely addition to our team allows us to broaden both our coverage and our reach” added Marc Cohen CEO of Thalēs.
Thalēs is a technology-driven derivatives brokerage and capital raising firm servicing institutional market participants. Our team is comprised of experienced practitioners joining from senior roles in prime brokerage, investment management, capital raising, technology, and operations, who are committed to helping our clients succeed. We deploy innovative technologies which, combined with our service platform and expertise, help our clients enhance their trading infrastructures and grow their assets under management. We believe that priority service, access to expert advice, operational mentorship, and automated workflow solutions are critical to the success of our brokerage clients. We help hedge funds shape their stories, refine their strategic plans, and develop the processes required to efficiently raise capital. Founded in 2012, Thalēs is headquartered in New York and has offices in Chicago.
Thalēs Capital Partners LLC (“TCP”) and Thalēs Trading Solutions LLC (“TTS”) are wholly owned subsidiaries of Thalēs Associates LLC (“Thalēs”). TCP is registered as a Broker-Dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and a member of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (“SIPC”). In addition, TCP and TTS are registered as Introducing Brokers with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and members of the National Futures Association (“NFA”).
Edouard Robbes | President
Thalēs Capital Partners LLC
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