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Following 23 years with JPMorgan, Simon Lack founded SL Advisors, LLC, in 2009. Prior to that, Simon was CEO and founder of the JPMorgan Incubator Funds, two private equity vehicles that took economic stakes in emerging hedge fund managers. From the late 1980s through 1999 through several bank mergers Simon ran Fixed Income Derivatives and Forward FX trading for JPMorgan and predecessor institutions, ultimately overseeing 50 professionals and $300 million in annual revenues. Simon also sat on JPMorgan’s investment committee allocating over $1 billion to hedge fund managers. He is the author of two books: The Hedge Fund Mirage: The Illusion of Big Money and Why It’s Too Good to Be True, published in 2011 to widespread ...More

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  • Description: Registered Investment Advisor (RIA). Trading frequency: Weekly
  • Interests: Bonds, Mutual funds, Stocks - long
SL Advisors, LLC I founded SL Advisors in 2009 in order to manage my own money following my retirement from JPMorgan. For many years I have focused on steady growth in my assets with a healthy awareness of risk, and leaving JPMorgan made it possible for me to dedicate myself full time to my own portfolio, allowing me to ...More
The Hedge Fund Mirage – The Illusion of Big Money and Why It’s Too Good to Be True The dismal truth about hedge funds and how investors can get a greater share of the profits Shocking but true: if all the money that's ever been invested in hedge funds had been in treasury bills, the results would have been twice as good. Although hedge fund managers have earned some great fortunes, ...More
How Fund Managers Who Invest Elsewhere Exploit Their Clients Jul 22, 2014