Prior to co-founding RIA firm GenTrust, Jim worked at Element Capital (which managed a fund that was ranked 4th on Barron’s Top 100 hedge funds). Jim was the head of USD Fixed Income Options Trading at Barclays Capital. Prior to Barclays, he was head of USD Fixed Income Options Trading at JPM. Jim regularly traded over $10 BLN of interest rate swaps, options and fixed income securities on a daily basis with the world’s largest pensions, banks, mortgage companies, corporations, asset managers and hedge funds. Jim Besaw is a CFA® charterholder.
Everything we previously believed would take months to happen now was going to happen in a matter of days/hours.18 August 2021