OBIG PECUS DIGITAL ASSETS FUND, LP
The O’Brien Investment Group Pecus Digital Assets Fund, LP has significant exposure to quantitative trading of the Bitcoin and Ether Futures. It will also have exposure to non-directional basis trades in the futures and cash markets of Bitcoin and Ether. A smaller part of the portfolio will be in shorter-term discretionary trading of Bitcoin and Ether as well as a diversified basket of small more speculative crypto currencies.
Fund Inception: January 2021
Portfolio Manager: John O'Brien Jr.
Discretionary Trader: Robert Grosulescu
Memberships: National Futures Association (NFA)
Fund Administrator: NAV Consulting
Minimum Investment: $250,000
Incentive Fee: 20%
Management Fee: 2%
Portfolio Manager and Trader Bios
John W. O’Brien, Jr – CEO of OBIG and Portfolio Manager
John O'Brien Jr. is the CEO of the O’Brien Investment Group and is responsible for operational and trading oversight, risk management, and day-to-day management of the Advisor. He is also portfolio manager for the O’Brien Investment Group Pecus Digital Assets Fund, LP. Previously, Mr. O’Brien was employed as a floor broker and trader with R.J. O’Brien & Associates from June 2003 to March 2008 . Mr. O’Brien was an investment analyst at O’Brien International, LLC, analyzing global macro-economic themes, performing due diligence on hedge funds and CTAs and investing the firm’s capital from March 2008 until May 2012. From May 2012 to December 2018, Mr. O’Brien served as CEO of Clark Capital Management, Inc. Mr. O’Brien also serves as managing partner for WAG Holdings, LLC, a real estate investment group since December 2010. Mr. O’Brien has served as CEO of the OBIG since inception and the launch of their first trading program, Quantitative Global Macro, in 2017. Mr. O’Brien graduated from DePaul University in March 2008, with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
Robert Grosulescu, Discretionary Trader
In December 2019, Rob joined the O’Brien Investment Group as a discretionary trader for the OBIG Pecus Digital Assets Fund. Prior to that, Rob was employed at Chicago Crypto Capital as a cryptocurrency trader (2019). Prior to that, Rob was self-employed as a game marketplace developer for the gaming platform Steam. Rob attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he studied Finance, Economics and Supply Chain Management from 2016 to 2018.
Dr. Yiqun (Ethan) Mou, Portfolio Manager and Director of Research for Quantitative Trading
He had served in a similar capacity for Clarke Capital Management from 2013 to 2016. From 2011 to 2013, Dr. Mou worked at BAML in Hong Kong as FX and Rate Strategist. Dr. Mou received his Ph.D. in Finance from Columbia University, MS degree in Statistics from University of Minnesota, and his BA in Math from Tsinghua University
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