Thomas Ducrot, an authority in alternative investments, prime brokerage, clearing

Thomas is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fides + Ratio LLC and Ratio Indices LLC, the Founder of Fides + Ratio.

Thomas served as an Executive Director in Capital Introductions for Morgan Stanley from 2010 to 2016 where he concentrated on listed derivatives and systematic strategies.

Prior to his tenure at Morgan Stanley, Thomas worked for Newedge (now Société Générale). Before joining Newedge, he was Head of Research and Portfolio Management for Cedar Partners, a fund of funds with over $1 billion of invested assets. His work on the portfolio at Cedar Partners led to the sale of its fund of funds business to a leading European bank in 2007. Earlier in his career, Thomas worked in venture capital.

Thomas has a B.S. in Management from Dauphine University in Paris as well as an M.S. in Finance from ESCP School of Management in Paris. He is a US/French binational. Tom also speaks French, Spanish and conversational Portuguese.

Registrations / memberships

Areas of expertise

  • Hedge Fund asset allocation, investments, M&A: Advisory, merger & acquisitions for high-profile, complex and international hedge fund transactions, investments into hedge funds, Strategy selection, liquidity issues, Sourcing, due diligence of portfolio managers, fund of hedge funds, risk premia, CTAs, global macro, systematic strategies, venture capital
  • Prime Brokerage, Futures clearing: Capital introduction, capital raising, Futures Clearing Merchants (FCMs)

  • Supported practice areas: trading losses, post-mortems, financial frauds, white-collar crime, collusion, market manipulation, investigations, enforcement, alternative dispute resolution, FINRA.

Litigation support

Mr. Ducrot’s services are available to attorneys representing plaintiff and defendant and include consulting, written reports, deposition, arbitration, and trial testimony as needed.

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