Maureen O'Toole
Head of Managed Futures
Maureen O'Toole
Head of Managed Futures

Maureen O'Toole

Head of Managed Futures

 
 
Background
Maureen heads the Managed Futures business within Morgan Stanley Investment Management. She joined Morgan Stanley in 2012 as head of the alternative investment intermediary sales team and moved to become a senior relationship manager focused on alternative investment business development. She has 26 years of industry experience. Prior to joining the firm, Maureen was a managing director for K2 Advisors. She spent 17 years at Citigroup as a Managing Director where she held various roles in the development and distribution of alternative investments.

Maureen began her involvement in managed futures in 1991 while at Rodman and Renshaw in Chicago. Maureen was responsible for manager due diligence and portfolio construction for Rodman’s managed futures fund effort. She moved to Smith Barney in 1993 and was part of the institutional business development effort that created sub-advised managed futures funds for several European banks and insurance companies. Previous to that, she worked in a derivatives and market research capacity at both Rodman Renshaw and Drexel Burnham Lambert, assisting institutional clients with their futures and options hedging and trading strategies. Maureen received a B.A. in Speech Pathology from California State University and a Masters in Finance from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. She holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation.
 
 
Insights
Investment Insight
Are Managed Futures the Same as Hedge Funds?
Sep 30, 2017
The Managed Futures Team makes the case that managed futures are not the same as hedge funds and that they should have a unique place within a diversified portfolio.
Investment Insight
Managed Futures as a Systematic Investment
Jan 27, 2017
Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s Managed Futures Team discusses the potential benefits of using an allocation to managed futures to mitigate behavioral bias in a portfolio.
 

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