Contact Aashish Vyas
Director of Portfolio Strategy and Overlays
As a part of the investments management team, Aashish (Aash) directs Swan’s overlay program and the analyzing and testing of portfolio strategies. Aash has over 18 years of experience in the investment management industry focused on equity, credit, and index derivatives as well as capital structure arbitrage. Aash has designed and managed systemic portfolio hedges for multi strategy hedge funds, institutional clients, and high net worth individuals since 2003.
Before joining Swan, Aash was the CIO and Co-Founder of Sonoma Creek Capital LLC, a tail hedged alternative investment fund.
He was previously a portfolio manager in convertible arbitrage and volatility strategies at multi strategy hedge funds Silverback Asset Management ($1.3B), and Seasons Capital ($2.3B). Prior to joining the buy side Aash began his career with Wolverine Trading and served as the PMM and head trader for KBC Financial Products Bin 8 on the International Securities Exchange in New York. Aash was honored to be the guest speaker on the topic of “Hedging Portfolio Tail Risk” at the CBOE 29th Annual Risk Management Conference in 2013. In addition, Aash was invited to be a guest speaker at the 2017 CBOE RMC on ” Investment Metrics and the Decision Cycle.”
Aash holds two BA degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.