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Point 72 Hires Dan Lota As US Trading Head

Point72 Asset Management has named Dan Lota its new Head of U.S. Trading, effective immediately. Lota was named after the Firm conducted an extensive candidate search. “We have concluded that the best candidate already sits within the Firm,” said the co-heads of Point72’s Central Liquidity Group, Drs. Hamid Biglari and Massoud Heidari. The Central Liquidity Group is Point72’s global trading organisation. “During his six-month tenure as Acting Head of U.S. Trading, Dan has done a superb job leading the U.S. traders,” said Dr. Biglari. “In his 15 years at Point72, Dan has built strong relationships with Steve, Portfolio Managers, within the trading team, and has...