The Billion Dollar Interview:
George Coplit, Principal of LGT Capital Partners
George Coplit is a Principal at LGT Capital Partners. He is a portfolio manager and competence centre head for CTA/global macro strategies. Prior to joining LGT CP in 2007, George worked at Ivy Asset Management in New York where he was head of tactical trading strategies. Prior to Ivy, he was responsible for model development at Stonebrook Structured Products, a registered CTA, which he joined in 2000 following his tenure at Kenmar Advisory Corp. He began his career as a registered representative for Scudder, Stevens & Clark in Boston, following his graduation from Tufts University in 1992, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree.
LGT Capital Partners Ltd (LGT CP) is a private limited company and is wholly owned by the LGT Group Foundation. LGT Group was founded in 1920 and has been a principal investor in alternative assets since 1994.
Launched in October 2000, Crown Managed Futures (CMF) is one of the world’s oldest CTA/Global Macro multi-manager programs. With over US$1.3 billion in assets under management, it is also one of the largest in the world.