Horizon Cash Management LLC has added a fourth professional to its investment team with the appointment of Jill A. King as a portfolio manager.
King, who is responsible for the implementation of investment management strategies at the firm, reports to senior VP and senior portfolio manager, Cary Musser.
"Jill brings considerable expertise to our investment team, and her extensive and diverse knowledge of the markets we operate in is a tremendous professional asset to our clients and to our firm," said Diane Mix, founder of Horizon Cash Management.
King, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, brings more than 15 years of experience in trading fixed-income securities to her new role. Most recently, she worked as a fixed-income trader and consultant at Northern Trust Securities in Chicago, where she traded a range of fixed-income products including money market instruments, US Treasury securities, agencies and corporate bonds.
Prior to Northern Trust Securities, King was a consultant at Liquidnet, a Manhattan-based broker/dealer, and before that she was managing director of both fixed-income and investment banking at Melvin Securities, LLC in Chicago.
Background notes: Established in 1991, Chicago-based Horizon Cash Management LLC (www.horizoncash.com ) provides customized portfolio and treasury services to hedge funds, funds-of-funds, futures funds and family offices worldwide. With more than USD 2.8 billion in assets under management, Horizon seeks to maximize cash balance returns while providing daily risk management for alternative fund investors and managers.