BKCoin Capital appoints head of quant trading as digital assets hedge fund sees growing demand from institutional investors
April 29, 2021

BKCoin Capital announces the appointment of Mark Treinkman to lead the firm’s Quantitative Trading division

Miami, US – 26 April, 2021: BKCoin Capital, the digital assets hedge fund dedicated to delivering consistent, uncorrelated absolute returns, announces the appointment of Mark Treinkman as the new Head of Quantitative Trading.

As an experienced quantitative trader, Mark has a deep understanding of market micro-structure. Throughout his career, he has developed algorithms to maximize returns, reduce volatility and minimize risk in client portfolios, including long-term investing techniques and active trading strategies.

Hailing from a traditional finance background, Mark began his career in equities at Madison Proprietary Trading Group. He later joined Chimera Securities LLC as an equity trader and transitioned to quantitative approaches to trading capital
markets. At Pattern Capital Management, Mark began his financial management career, serving small businesses, high net-worth individuals and independent RIAs.

Mark joins an experienced team with over 50 years of experience managing and trading over $40 billion of multi-asset portfolios at some of the world’s largest financial institutions, including AllianceBernstein, J.P. Morgan, Merrill Lynch Evercore ISI and numerous multi-strategy hedge funds.

Commenting on the appointment, Carlos Betancourt, Founding Principal of BKCoin Capital, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Mark to our team at such an exciting time. This appointment represents another important step in the growth journey and development of BKCoin Capital. Mark’s expertise will undoubtedly strengthen our offering to clients.”

Kevin Kang, Founding Principal of BKCoin Capital, added: “Mark’s appointment is indicative of the growing appetite and demand among institutional investors for exposure to the asset class. Mark’s experience and knowledge will be central to identifying the best trading opportunities and developing the optimal investment strategies for our clients.”

Mark’s appointment coincides with the ever-increasing salience and acceptance of digital assets. 2021 has seen widespread institutional and municipal adoption and rapid market growth. BKCoin Capital is at the forefront of the digital assets revolution and offers institutional investors the opportunity to gain exposure to the world’s fastest growing emerging asset class.

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