Harrington Alpha is a Multi-Strategy hedge fund that invests in a variety of asset classes with the goal of offering a dynamic and broadly diversified investment vehicle to our capital partners. We seek to deliver steady capital growth while maximizing risk-adjusted returns throughout any economic environment. With a combined 43 years of market experience, Bruce H. Cox and Bruno Franca bring a distinct and diverse approach to asset management by offering the best of quantitative and discretionary trading.
Almost all strategies are cyclical, although not all are on the same cycle. Single-strategy funds are limited in the scope of their investment opportunities. When the inefficiencies in a specific expertise of a single-strategy fund wane, managers may have to endure years of underperformance. Our aim is to generate superior returns without relying on asset concentration or market direction.
Consistency, adaptability, diversification and exceptional risk management form the foundation of our investment process. We believe that our understanding of the economy and financial markets have helped shape our portfolio construction and capital allocation decisions towards designing a robust and timeless investment product.
Lavoisier said that “ In nature, nothing is created, and nothing is destroyed but everything is transformed”. We believe the same is true about financial markets, and if human biases and economic conditions continue to transform so will the markets. To deal with this continuous evolution we’ve developed an adaptive systematic investing formula that has been and continues to be enhanced over time.
Successful investment strategies must be flexible, reliable and above all, consistent. We constantly work towards evolving and improving our strategies in order to remain competitive in the marketplace.
The consistency of our approach to investing has been integral to our performance. We hold the highest degree of confidence in our strategies, knowing that our investment approach is reliable and timeless.
While our investment philosophy remains consistent, its execution is flexible, allowing capital to shift among strategies and asset classes based on prevailing opportunities and market conditions.
A world-renowned Michelin Star Chef earns that title because he found a creative way to make innovative recipes by experimenting and mastering a combination of ingredients in a unique way. Through our proprietary research we have been able to create our own trading “ingredients” and develop strategies that reflect our market experience and beliefs in a creative and optimum way.
We have engineered a multi-layered trading model that identifies consistent alpha generating signals that work independent of market behavior or direction. We believe that through the creative use of technology we can improve upon the best of traditional quantitative and discretionary trading methods.
Our ability to effectively manage risk inherent in the markets is fundamental to our continued success and stability. We maintain sophisticated risk management processes and apply a range of tools to minimize overall portfolio exposure at any point in time.
Bruce was on the sell-side of the securities industry for over thirty years. Prior to establishing Harrington Alpha Fund, Bruce had most recently been a Senior Vice President of Investments at Stifel and has also worked for Smith Barney, Bear Stearns, and Raymond James. Bruce held series 7, series 63, and series 3 licenses. His long tenure on Wall Street has developed his expertise in active equity investing, risk management, and finding hidden value that other may overlook. Bruce has earned a reputation for his optimism, tenaciousness, and market acumen.
Jody serves as COO while also managing her own financial and third-party operations firm, Symphony Consulting, LLC. Prior to Symphony, Ms. Foster was the Director of European Sales and Risk Management in London for J.P. Morgan. Ms. Foster holds an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Chicago, a Masters in Public Policy with a focus on International Political Economy from Georgetown University, and a B.A. in Political Science and Business from Pace University.
Nick Rhame is a quantitative analyst with a focus on data analytics, business intelligence, and statistical analysis. He has joined Harrington Alpha after studying Economics and Business at New York University. Nick is currently pursuing additional study in Computer Science at NYU.
Lori is the Fund Administrator for Harrington Alpha, aiding with new-client onboarding and special projects. In addition, she is the founder of Elements Coaching, where she utilizes her expertise in leadership and team development to provide executive coaching to leaders in the business sector. Ms. Wilson holds a B.A. from Bowling Green State University and is a graduate of the Executive Coaching program at Emory University.