An Evening with, Jerry Parker, Moritz Seibert & Adam Havryliv

with special guest, Michael Covel

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At our Inaugural Aussie Turtles Event we will introduce you to:

  • The most successful Turtle, Jerry Parker from Chesapeake Capital
  • The 2 Quants, Moritz Seibert and Moritz Heiden from Takahe Capital
  • Australian trend following manager, Adam Havryliv from East Coast Capital Management

*** UPDATE: We are pleased to also have special guest, Michael Covel, join us for this event via live video link. Michael is a world renowned author best known for popularising the trend following trading strategy in his best selling books, Trend Following and Turtle Trader.​​ ***

Time: 6:00pm to 8.30pm

Date: Thursday 16 November 2023

Location: Bibo Wine Bar, 7 Bay Street, Double Bay, Sydney

Dress: Business Casual

A 45-minute panel discussion will be held with Jerry Parker from Chesapeake Capital, Moritz Seibert from Takahe Capital and Adam Havryliv from East Coast Capital Management moderated by Richard Brennan from Aussie Turtles. The panel will discuss the systematic trend following investment style, and Jerry will describe the fascinating Turtle Experiment.

The panel will then be available to chat with attendees for the remainder of the event.

About Jerry Parker & Chesapeake Capital Corporation

Jerry Parker is the founder and Chairman of Chesapeake Capital Corporation, a global investment firm that has been managing client capital for over 30 years. Chesapeake provides investors uncorrelated returns through consistency in approach across a broad range of global markets and variable market conditions.

Jerry is a highly respected investor in the industry and is known for his unique trading style, which he developed after years of studying the markets. He is also a strong advocate for risk management and believes that it is essential for any successful investor.

Under Jerry’s leadership, Chesapeake Capital has grown to become one of the most successful investment firms in the world. The firm has a long track record of success and has generated significant returns for its investors over the years.

Jerry is also a philanthropist and is actively involved in supporting a number of charitable causes. He is a member of the board of directors of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In addition to his work at Chesapeake Capital, Parker is also a frequent speaker and writer on investing topics.

Jerry has been featured in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Forbes.

Chesapeake Capital Corporation's trading methodology is long term trend following utilizing robust trading systems across a broadly diversified set of markets; put simply: Classic Trend Following. It is a systematic (i.e. rules-based) investment approach that focuses on capital preservation while attempting to provide positive annual returns. Utilizing diversification and robust systems, our goal is to maximize the profit in each trade by following the system entries and exits regardless of market conditions or temptations.

More information on Chesapeake Capital Corporation:

About The 2 Quants from Takahē Capital


Moritz Seibert is the CEO/CIO of Takahē Capital. Moritz started investing in 1998 and began his professional career as a derivatives trader at HSBC in Germany. Later, he worked for RBS in the UK as well as in the USA, where he was responsible for the bank’s equity derivatives structuring business. Subsequent to RBS, Moritz co-founded Aquantum, a Munich-based systematic CTA focused on short-term trend following and commodity spread trading strategies. Between 2017 and 2022, Moritz was the CEO/CIO of Munich Re Investment Partners, a quantitative asset management company serving institutional clients globally. More recently, he was the CIO at Exponential Age Asset Management, a large digital asset fund of hedge funds. 

Moritz lives south of Munich, close to the mountains, with his wife and two kids. Next to trading he likes reading a good book and enjoys playing tennis.

Moritz Heiden is Head of Quantitative Research at Takahē Capital. Moritz had his first glimpse at the investment world at the start of the GFC and quickly decided to return to university to pursue a PhD in statistics. Subsequent to grinding through the academic machine and publishing several papers on machine learning and volatility modelling, he completed his thesis on “asymmetry and nonlinearity in forecasting multivariate stock market volatility.” He started his non-academic career at a large German Asset Manager and moved on to Scalable Capital, Europe’s largest digital wealth manager to spend more time coding and implementing asset allocation strategies and trading algorithms for ETF-based retail portfolios. After Scalable, Moritz served as the Head of Quant Research at Munich Re Investment Partners and where he worked alongside the other Moritz on all research and trading related tasks.

Moritz lives in Augsburg, close to one of the oldest private German breweries, with his wife.

Takahē Capital offers 3 Programs which includes the Systematic Trend Program, the Spread Momentum Program and a consolidation of these programs into a single portfolio called the Global Quantitative Fund Program. The philosophy of ‘Classic Trend Following' lies at the heart of all of these Programs. 

More information about Takahē Capital: 

About Adam and Richard from East Coast Capital Management (ECCM)

Adam Havryliv is the founder and CIO of East Coast Capital Management (ECCM) where he is responsible for management and investment. Adam personally developed ECCM's quantitative trading strategies. Prior to founding ECCM, Adam worked with Citi from 2007 to 2008 in the Investment Banking division where he was responsible for corporate derivatives and structured solutions. From 2005 to 2007, Adam was a Trader at Shell Cove Capital Management, executing global macro trading strategies. From 2004 to 2005, Adam worked at Goldman Sachs JBWere in the Equities Trading division.

Adam holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM), and a Graduate Diploma of Psychology from the University of Sydney.

In his spare time Adam can be found engaged with his passion for sailing on Sydney Harbour. 

Richard undertakes quantitative analysis for ECCM and works alongside Adam to market the ECCM systematic rules-based investment process.

Rich has specialist expertise in diversified systematic trend following and is co-host of the popular Systematic Investor Series of the ‘Top Traders Unplugged’ podcast. Richard has also been featured in Michael Covel’s Trend Following podcast and the ‘Real Vision’ podcast.

Richard has had a long career in active trading and funds management acting as a CFO and Compliance Manager for a listed Responsible Entity (Trustee) in Australia and is a highly skilled risk manager with specialist expertise in portfolio ‘tail risk protection’.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and Bachelor of Business Degree from the University of Queensland. Richard spends most of his time with his head in a good popular science book.

ECCM is a Sydney based quantitative fund manager founded in 2008 and licensed to manage funds on behalf of wholesale clients trading across 60 diversified and liquid futures markets. ECCM’s trading strategies seek to exploit persistent trends in these markets.

More information about East Coast Capital Management:


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