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Episode 9: Aaron Hantman, Tourmaline Partners

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In this installment of At the Forefront: Fintech Conversations, Forefront Senior Vice President and Head of Media Relations Michael Kingsley and Tourmaline Partners CEO Aaron Hantman unpack the findings of a recent Coalition Greenwich report on outsourced trading.

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In our latest installment, Forefront Senior Vice President and host of “At the Forefront” Michael Kingsley sits down with returning guest Aaron Hantman, Co-Founder and CEO of Tourmaline Partners, a leading outsourced trading solutions firm that provides tailor-made services to hedge funds and asset managers of all sizes. The two explore a recent report produced by Coalition Greenwich, “A Deeper Dive into the Outsourced Trading Evolution,” discussing its key findings and where this fast-growing industry stands today.

See below for a breakdown of what was discussed. Happy listening!


1:00 – Can you talk about the significance of this report and how it differs from the report Greenwich produced on the topic four years ago?

2:55 – Can you take us through how the report differentiates the various outsourced trading models on the market?

6:10 – What are the key questions you think buy-side firms that are considering outsourced trading should ask to help them select from the three models you just described?

9:05 – Can you explain the difference between full outsourcing vs. supplemental trading and how Tourmaline fits into this?