Russell Investments Expands Hedge Fund Solutions Team

Russell Investments has appointed Mark Raskopf as Head of Tactical Trading Strategies on the hedge fund solutions team.

As a senior member of the Russell hedge fund solutions team, Raskopf will conduct research and due diligence on hedge fund managers in the tactical trading sector, including global macro, managed futures, commodities and currency. He is also responsible for the research and due diligence of long-only commodity managers in support of Russell’s commodity products.

He reports to Ed Robertiello, Managing Director, hedge funds, and is based in New York.

Raskopf joins Russell from Ermitage Americas, Inc. where he was a managing director responsible for leading the hedge fund team in providing manager research and product management. He also served as the portfolio manager for trading-oriented and relative value products for the alternative advisory firm. Prior to this role, Raskopf held similar positions at M. Safra & Co., Bank of America, Deutsche Asset Management, and The Kenmar Group.