Stuart Davies oversees business development, investor relations and client experience globally for Magnetar’s Systematic Investing business, which aims to capture return streams associated with traditional hedge fund strategies through rules-based, transparent and liquid strategies.
Stuart came to Magnetar from AllianceBernstein, where he served as co-head of AB Custom Alternative Solutions. Previously, he was a partner and co-head at Ramius Alternative Solutions LLC, where he built a more than $3B business that sold to AllianceBernstein in 2016. In both roles, Stuart worked closely with large global institutions to design and implement customized solutions across a broad universe of systematic hedge fund returns streams.
Prior to Ramius, Stuart was a managing director and global head of investments at Ivy Asset Management and a portfolio manager for Coronation Fund Managers. Stuart started his career in finance in 1994 at Deloitte & Touche LLP before moving to a hedge fund industry investment role in London with Nedcor Investment Bank.
Stuart earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance and a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He is a CFA charterholder.
University of Cape Town
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance
Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting