Guggenheim Global Trading

Guggenheim Global Trading is an alternative investment management business within Guggenheim Partners with over $600 million in assets under management.

Based in Purchase, New York, Guggenheim Global Trading seeks to generate alpha-based returns uncorrelated to the major markets, with low-net exposure and low volatility.

Leadership and Continuity

The senior team behind Guggenheim Global Trading has extensive alternative investment experience. Managing Partners Loren Katzovitz and Patrick Hughes are highly experienced investment professionals who have worked together for over 20 years as partners of Guggenheim and as senior executives at Royal Bank of Canada. Our Chief Risk Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and General Counsel each have shared work experience with the Managing Partners dating back to the early 1990’s.

Experienced Portfolio Management

Guggenheim Global Trading’s 15 portfolio managers are distinguished by their long tenure within the alternative asset management and finance industry, with over 13 years of experience on average. Our portfolio managers are experienced in low-net exposure investing who embrace a partnership culture.

Non-Directional Strategies

Guggenheim Global Trading seeks low volatility returns from a diversified, liquid portfolio of primarily equity securities. Our investment teams employ relative-value strategies including fundamental equity, event driven/merger arbitrage, quantitative equity, and convertibles/capital structure. Within fundamental equity, our teams are organized broadly by sector and region and include:

  • Financials
  • Technology
  • Industrials
  • Business Services
  • Basic Materials
  • Consumer
  • Utilities
  • Emerging Markets
  • Europe

Guiding Principles

Transparency, comprehensive risk analysis, and alignment of interests between our professionals and our clients are core to Guggenheim Global Trading. Our compensation program intends to offer qualified employees the opportunity to own interests in Guggenheim Global Trading equity. We want our investment professionals to think and act like partners. Offering equity ownership is an important differentiating element in attracting and retaining top investment talent and promoting a partnership culture of shared goals.

Sophisticated Infrastructure and Transparency

Guggenheim Partners has invested substantial capital to develop Guggenheim Global Trading’s operations, compliance, and trading systems. Led by senior professionals with substantial hedge fund experience, our infrastructure includes state-of-the-art operations and systems to facilitate straight-through processing of trades with automated compliance checks, reconciliations, and active risk monitoring.

Our focus on transparency extends to our clients too, through a proprietary iPad app that reports performance and exposures.

For more information, please contact us at or call 914.251.8100.


Key Facts

Based in Purchase, New York

$600 million AUM

Relative-value strategies focused on equities

66 employees

SEC registered since 2011

For Career Opportunities, please contact:
Loren M. Katzovitz
(914) 251-8101