Hyman Beck & Company, Inc., the fund manager specializing in alternative investments, has hired James F. Lubin and named him a Principal.
Lubin has responsibility for product development, strategic planning, investment strategy and business development.
Prior to joining Hyman Beck, Lubin was a Senior Vice President within the Fixed Income Division of Lehman Brothers since 1999. Before joining Lehman, Lubin held positions of increasing responsibility at Merrill Lynch’s Alternative Investment Group where he was Vice President of Merrill Lynch International Bank. He was with Merrill Lynch from 1980 to 1999. Lubin holds a BA in Economics and a MBA in Finance from Adelphi University.
“Jim is well known and highly respected within the alternative investment industry,” says Alexander Hyman. “He brings to our firm extensive experience in alternative investments, foreign exchange and the futures industry, gained from more than 20 years on Wall Street. I am delighted he has accepted this position; his wealth of knowledge will allow him to assume a senior management role within our organization.”
“Jim will have an immediate impact in our business,” adds Carl J. Beck. “He has been exposed to numerous trading methodologies and understands complex investment strategies. Jim will have an active role in bringing new investment products from research to implementation. His experience in working with institutional investors will be invaluable in communicating our investment philosophies and trading strategies to our investors. Alex and I agree that Jim will be instrumental in Hyman Beck meeting the needs of our clients and growing our firm to a new level of success.”
Hyman Beck & Co., headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is a manager of alternative assets. The firm currently manages over $300 million for major banks, Wall Street firms, fund of funds and other institutional investors. The firm’s investment programs capitalize on returns from alternative investments, principally through the employment of strategies in the futures and foreign exchange markets. Hyman Beck aims to offer uncorrelated returns to more traditional investments in the fixed income and equity markets.