Citadel Taps Kaveh Alamouti as Senior Managing Director to Launch
Global Macro Investment Business
(Wireless News Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge)
Citadel Investment Group has announced the appointment of Kaveh
Alamouti as Senior Managing Director.
Citadel said that 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
"There are tremendous trading and arbitrage opportunities in the global
markets, creating a very attractive environment for a multi-strategy
macro business," said 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."
Alamouti most recently managed a global macro and multi-strategy
business at Moore Capital. Prior to joining Moore Capital, he founded
Optimum Asset Management. 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.
Citadel is a global financial institution focused on alternative
investment strategies and services.
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