Innovative Asset Management
Quadratic Capital Management LLC is an asset management firm founded in 2013 by Nancy Davis and based in Greenwich, CT. Ms. Davis is the portfolio manager for The Quadratic Interest Rate Volatility and Inflation Hedge ETF (ticker: IVOL) and the Quadratic Deflation ETF (ticker: BNDD).
Quadratic’s portfolios are structured with convexity to provide asymmetric upside while the option downside is limited to the option premium.
Nancy Davis Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer
Nancy Davis founded Quadratic Capital in 2013. Nancy is the portfolio manager for The Quadratic Interest Rate Volatility and Inflation Hedge ETF (NYSE Ticker: IVOL) and the Quadratic Deflation ETF (NYSE Ticker: BNDD).
Nancy began her career at Goldman Sachs where she spent nearly ten years, the last seven with the proprietary trading group where she became Head of Credit, Derivatives and OTC Trading.
Nancy has been the recipient of numerous industry recognitions. Barron’s named her to their inaugural list of the "100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance." Institutional Investor called her a "Rising Star of Hedge Funds." The Hedge Fund Journal tapped her as one of "Tomorrow's Titans."
Nancy writes and speaks frequently about markets and investing. She has been profiled by Forbes, and interviewed by Barron’s, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, and The Financial Times among others. Ms. Davis is a frequent guest on television including CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, CBS and ABC.
Glenn Christal Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Christal is responsible for overseeing the business and trading operations for the company. Previously, Mr. Christal was at Tudor Investment Corp, a multi–billion macro hedge fund, for fifteen years where he was the Treasurer and chair of the Treasury and Credit Committees. Mr. Christal oversaw collateral management, cash management, credit and trade documentation negotiations. His prior role was the Chief Operations Officer at Millennium Partners where he oversaw trade operations.
Mr. Christal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from Stony Brook University.
Henrique Rocha Market Strategist
Mr. Rocha is responsible for identifying, analyzing and structuring Quadratic's emerging markets investments across asset classes. Previously, he worked at Goldman Sachs as an Interest Rates and Foreign Exchange Strategist, responsible for tactical idea generation for institutional clients, including banks, corporations, hedge funds, asset managers, and sovereigns. Mr. Rocha has worked in both Brazil and the U.S.
He holds a B.S. magna cum laude in Electrical Engineering from Yale University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi.
Brooke Farley Business Development
Ms. Farley is responsible for business development of the firm. Ms. Farley brings 20 years of experience raising institutional capital in alternatives, venture and private equity.
Ms. Farley started her career at McKinsey & Company and has investment experience as a risk underwriter at Bond Investors Guaranty - now MBIA as well as at PaineWebber researching tax-free commercial paper and bonds.
Ms. Farley received her BA in Art History from Manhattanville College and received a Master of International Affairs (MIA) from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.
Ms. Farley holds her Series 7 and Series 63 Securities licenses.