Business experience: As an employee for super-major oil and gas company: Financial analyst at world HQ Manager Corporate Development (M&A, Venture Capital, Asset Sales) London, UK Treasurer of the US division (Financing, Cash Management, Risk Management) Founder and CEO of Merchant banking oil and gas, raising money abroad for US oil and gas exploration and production. Founder and CEO of SEC registered broker/dealer specializing in reorganizations and workouts in oil and gas. Cofounder and CEO of Commodity Trading Advisor managing money from offshore and US investors. Created fully mechanical algorithmic trading system to automatically select which contracts to trade; how many contracts; whether to go long, short or flat; when to buy or sell, etc. Our main account was an allocation of personal pension funds of a large, very successful money manager. Trouble-shooting for US bank on asset recovery in US and Mid-East. Consulting to a foreign government in natural resource development financing, including privatization. Portfolio manager for myself and family.
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Isaac is an investment banker with Sunel Securities, focused on identifying unique and attractive investment opportunities for the firm and its clients. Sunel is a unique hybrid of investment bank and private equity family office, as the firm has the capability to invest substantially in its own transactions. Sunel is led by seasoned investor Serge Moyal.
Isaac currently sits on the Board of Directors of Emerge Resources Corp, a public traded company, which in June of 2015 announced its intent to acquire a corporation based out of Israel.
Isaac was one of the founders of BriaCell Therapeutics Corp, a cancer-immunotherapy biotechnology company which is developing a technology patented by renowned oncologist Dr. Charles Wiseman. With BriaCell's go-public, Isaac became the youngest Director to sit on the board of a TSX listed company.
Prior to Sunel, Isaac worked for Standard Chartered Bank in their Mergers & Acquisitions group. The group specialized in advising large corporations on transformational transactions.
Isaac began his career at the Royal Bank of Canada, in its private wealth management group, Dominion Securities.
In his spare time, Isaac sits on the Board of Directors overseeing two private highschools in Toronto, and is also training to become a pilot.
Author of Quantitative Investing. Designer of the Global Household Index and the systemic risk score MTS10 (click here to learn more). PhD in computer science, Software Engineer, Civil Engineer, 20+ years working in various sectors and countries. Investor focused on market-neutral and low risk portfolios, looking for profitable combinations of value and quality factors. Also interested in short volatility trading and excess returns in closed-end-funds.
Przemyslaw Radomski, CFA (PR) is a precious metals investor and analyst who takes advantage of the emotionality on the markets, and invites you to do the same.
His company, Sunshine Profits, publishes analytical software that anyone can use in order to get an accurate and unbiased view on the current situation.
Recognizing that predicting market behavior with 100% accuracy is a problem that may never be solved, PR has changed the world of trading and investing by enabling individuals to get easy access to the level of analysis that was once available only to institutions.
High quality and profitability of analytical tools available at www.SunshineProfits.com are results of time, thorough research and testing on PR's own capital.
PR believes that the greatest potential is currently in the precious metals sector. For that reason it is his main point of interest to help you make the most of that potential.
As a CFA charterholder, Przemyslaw Radomski shares the highest standards for professional excellence and ethics for the ultimate benefit of society.
Vatalyst: Value Investing with a Catalyst
I am an independent trader originally from New York. I am mostly a value and commodities investor, but I do use some options based hedging strategies as well.
I hope you enjoy my work!
Michael Pettis is a professor at Peking University's Guanghua School of Management, where he specializes in Chinese financial markets. He has also taught, from 2002 to 2004, at Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management and, from 1992 to 2001, at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.
Pettis has worked on Wall Street in trading, capital markets, and corporate finance since 1987, when he joined the Sovereign Debt trading team at Manufacturers Hanover (now JP Morgan). Most recently, from 1996 to 2001, Pettis worked at Bear Stearns, where he was Managing Director-Principal heading the Latin American Capital Markets and the Liability Management groups.
Visit: China Financial Markets (http://www.mpettis.com)