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About SVQuant

Silicon Valley Quantitative Advisors (”SVQuant”) is a highly specialized investment management firm which seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns for our clients. Our primary business is to provide professional trading and asset management services to individual client accounts using proprietary futures trading programs with a focus on capital appreciation and risk management.


Marc E. Levitt
Dr. Marc E. Levitt is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer for SVQuant. Dr. Levitt is responsible for the day-to-day operations related to SVQuant's trading and money management decisions, and ongoing research.The investment philosophy and core algorithms of the firm's trading programs are based on the work of Dr. Levitt who brings more than 20 years of experience in capital markets research in areas covering commodities, futures, foreign exchange, and equities.
  • Started as a quantitative software supplier to hedge funds in 1996 including D.E. Shaw
    and ED&F Man.
  • Was an early researcher in high frequency modeling in the FX and energy markets.
  • Developed one of the first currency carry strategy indices - the Foreign Exchange Yield
    Investment Index (FXYI2) in 1998.
  • Authored several book chapters and research papers on the topic of quantitative finance
    (see Resources).
  • Over 22 years of Computer Science and Engineering experience.
  • Holds 14 US patents.
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