Magnitude Capital

Eric Stiles

Investment Committee Member

Eric Stiles

Jointly manages the investment process, including sourcing, evaluation, monitoring and measurement, decision-making, and risk-oversight functions.

Previously, Mr. Stiles was a portfolio manager with HBK Investments, where he founded and managed the firm’s quantitative volatility trading business. While at HBK, Mr. Stiles and his team traded a broad set of equity and equity-derivatives strategies including volatility statistical arbitrage, equity statistical arbitrage, and fundamentally-driven long/short equity. Prior to joining HBK, he was a proprietary options trader at Bear Stearns. Mr. Stiles previously worked in derivatives strategy and quantitative risk management at J.P. Morgan.

Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Mr. Stiles was a finance professor at Fordham University and also taught at New York University; his research interests focused on portfolio management and derivatives.

Mr. Stiles received a Ph.D. in finance from New York University and a B.A. in mathematics and economics, magna cum laude, from Colgate University where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Our Leadership Team

  • Benjamin Appen Founding Partner / Co-Chair of the Investment Committee / Chief Executive Officer
  • Hawes Bostic Partner / Investment Committee Member
  • Graeme Daykin Partner / President
  • James Hall Founding Partner / Co-Chair of the Investment Committee
  • Drew Haller Managing Director / Chief Technology Officer
  • Richard Lodewick Partner / Investment Committee Member
  • Andrew Messinger Managing Director / General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
  • Biral Patel Managing Director / Head of Operational Due Diligence and Chief Financial Officer
  • Eric Stiles Partner / Investment Committee Member
  • Elisheva Yuan Partner / Chief Administrative Officer