Soumyo Sarkar - CIO & Portfolio Manager
Prior to founding Sūmit Capital, Soumyo Sarkar was a Managing Director with Deutsche Bank and the Founder and Head of the Deutsche Bank Matched Book Arbitrage Group. Soumyo ran the Deutsche Bank Matched Book Arbitrage Group from 1995-2009. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Soumyo ran a similar strategy within Credit Suisse proprietary trading group from 1991-1995. Prior to Credit Suisse, Soumyo held various research & programing roles for 5years+ with Solomon Brothers, Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers. Soumyo has an MBA from The University of Iowa’s Tippie School of Management and a BTech from the BHU Institute of Technology in Varanasi, India.
Xan Magnisalis - Portfolio Manager
Prior to joining Sūmit Capital, Xan Magnisalis was a portfolio manager and the principal trader of Deutsche Bank Matched Book Arbitrage Group from 2004-2010. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Xan worked as a senior engineering manager at LSI Logic, Inc. from January 1996 to July 2002 and as a senior engineer in the Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Systems group at Applied Signal Technology, Inc from October 1994 to December 1995. Xan has received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in May 2004, an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University in September 1994 and a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in June 1992.
Jeff Reback - Portfolio Manager
Prior to joining Sūmit Capital, Jeff was a Partner at Alva Capital, an equity hedge fund based in New York from 2009-2012. Prior to Alva Capital, Jeff was a senior team member of the Deutsche Bank Matched Book Arbitrage Group from 1995-2007. In this capacity, Jeff researched and developed discretionary & quantitative trading strategies. Additionally Jeff worked on building risk management systems and trading platforms. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Jeff worked in Soumyo Sarkar’s group at Credit Suisse (including summer internships) from 1992-1995. Jeff received a Bachelors in Computer Science from M.I.T. in 1994.
John Rebuth - CFO & Operations
Prior to joining Sūmit Capital, John was a Managing Director with Deutsche Bank and COO of Equity Proprietary Trading. During John's 13 year tenure at DB from 1998-2011, he also held roles as COO Equity Operations and Global Head of Prime Services Operations and Equities Head of Finance and Middle Office Operations - Americas. Prior to DB, John was a Vice President at NatWest Markets in roles including Head of Product Controlling - Americas – Global Markets (Fixed Income) & Equities from 1994-1999. Prior to NatWest Markets, John held various roles within Prudential Securities and Prudential Insurance from 1988-1994 including Director – Global Investments & Treasury Group and CFO – Prudential Global Funding Inc.
Darshan Muni - Head of Technology & Trading Operations
Prior to joining Sūmit Capital, Darshan worked at Deutsche Bank from 2001-2010. Darshan was responsible for development of Deutsche Bank Matched Book Arbitrage Group 's trading, research and risk infrastructure and managed technology and operations team. Darshan was also a technology officer in the DB Global Technology and Operations Group. Prior to DB, Darshan was a senior software consultant for Oracle Corporation. Darshan received MBA in Finance from Zicklin School of Business, Baruch college, in 2006 and Bachelors in Computer Science from City College, City University of New York, in 1997.