Algorithmic trader Vanguard Capital appoints senior advisor

Vanguard Capital AG announced the appointment of Imran Lakha to its Senior Management team on Monday.

The Company operates at the forefront of modern trading, using strong risk management, machine learning algorithms and AI to further its ambitions in the field of quantitative investment strategies. Today, it introduced Imran Lakha in an advisory capacity, with his role being to help foster growth in the business.

Vanguard lauded Mr Lakha’s credentials, with today’s update telling investors of his time as portfolio manager at BlueCrest Capital Management, among his other positions at what the Group described as ‘tier 1 investment banks’.

The Group added that Mr Lakha would assume responsibilities with immediate effect, and that his macro insight and expertise in appraisal and risk management would make him a boon to the Company and its investors.

Vanguard Capital comments

Founder and CEO of the Company, Sezer Sherif, offered the following insights,

“Imran is a highly regarded professional within the trading and investment sector and I am, therefore, delighted to welcome him to the Vanguard Capital team.”

“Despite market volatility, we have continued to outperform industry competitors month on month, whilst focusing on business growth. Working in a senior advisory capacity, Imran will prove vital to furthering the Vanguard Capital brand and, as a result, we are incredibly excited to see what the next 12 months will bring.”

The Group’s statement continued,

“His exceptional twenty years of experience and knowledge in multi-asset trading makes him an invaluable addition in overseeing the portfolio construction of Vanguard Capital’s quantitative strategies.”

Elsewhere in asset and investment management, there have been updates from; Highcroft Investments plc (LON: HCFT), City of London Investment Group PLC (LON: CLIG), Miton Group PLC (LON: MGR), Walker Crips Group plc (LON: WCW) and Liontrust Asset Management PLC (LON: LIO).


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Jamie Gordon
Senior Journalist at the UK Investor Magazine. Also a contributing writer at the Investment Observer, UK Property Journal and UK Startup Magazine. Postgraduate of King's College London with a specialisation in Business Ethics. Interested in Development Economics and David Hume.