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Cedric van Rijckevorsel, CFA
After spending close to 10 years building and growing IDS Capital SA in Switzerland, Cedric is now heading IDS Capital (UK) Ltd. IDS Capital (UK) ltd is authorised and regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM). Cedric will remain a Director of IDS Capital SA.
Cedric isresponsible for the day-to-day investment and operating decisions of IDS Capital (UK) ltd as well as managing the long-term strategy of the business.
Before founding IDS Capital SA, he was a Senior Portfolio Manager at 3A – Bank Syz, a Geneva, Switzerland based major player in the Alternative Investment business. At 3A –Bank Syz, Cedric van Rijckevorsel ran a USD 200 million fund of hedge funds along side multiple institutional investment portfolios dedicated to hedge funds. Prior to 3A – Bank Syz, Cedric van Rijckevorsel was an Assistant Vice President at Lombard Odier, based partly in Geneva and Hong Kong. During his time at Lombard Odier, he co-managed various fund of hedge funds and advised private clients on their alternative investment allocation. He also spent 2 years as an assistant portfolio manager / analyst for traditional investment funds focusing on Northern Europe and Asia. Prior to joining LO, Cedric van Rijckevorsel spent 6 month as an assistant strategist at Fortis Bank in Belgium covering Asian markets. Cedric van Rijckevorsel started his career in finance in 1994 at BBL (ING Bank) in Brussels in internal auditing of analyst recommendations.
He also holds a degree in Commercial Engineering and earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2001.
Anthony is the CEO of IDS Capital SA and a Director of IDS Capital UK ltd.
Since 1999, Anthony has been involved in trading, research, risk management and IT projects for Hedge Funds and Funds of Hedge Funds. Before joining IDS Capital, Anthony was head of the Quantitative Team at Eurogestion Partners SA in Geneva, Switzerland, a company overseeing about $1.5bn in alternative investments. He was in charge of the risk management and the quantitative analysis of portfolios investing in Hedge Funds and Funds of Hedge Funds. He was also co-managing a Funds of Hedge Funds specialised in Commodities. Prior to that, Anthony worked as Senior Analyst at Gottex Fund Management in Lausanne, Switzerland. During three years, Anthony was head of the Trading Desk at Man Fidex, a CTA part of Man Group in London. He was responsible for the trading execution for portfolios worth $250 million.
Anthony holds an Engineering degree in Mathematics and IT and has a Master in Quantitative Finance from ENSAE, Paris.
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