We employ a global, core, quality-oriented, and concentrated investment philosophy.

What we do

We manage long-term investment portfolios for individuals, families, foundations, endowments, and trusts.

Who We Are

Trading Advisors and Management

Tyler Resch

Founding Partner

Mr. Resch is a senior member of the portfolio management team, he helps both retail and institutional clients build well- balanced, diversified, and non-correlated portfolios. His insights into alternative investments and portfolio management have been featured in numerous financial publications, including The Wall Street Journal, CTA Intelligence, and Commodities Now.

 

Before joining IASG & Le Mans Trading LLC, Mr. Resch was a Commodity Trader at Lind-Waldock. As part of a team of traders, he was responsible for trading liquid contracts with a focus on systematic trading. In March of 2015, Mr. Resch co-founded IASG Alternatives LLC, a boutique broker dealer offering hedge funds and managed futures funds to qualified investors.

JonPaul Jonkheer

Founding Partner

Mr. Jonkheer is responsible for business development and fostering connections with other managed futures industry professionals. In March of 2015, Mr. Jonkheer co-founded IASG Alternatives LLC, a boutique broker dealer offering hedge funds and managed futures funds to qualified investors.

 

Mr. Jonkheer insights into the managed futures industry have been featured in leading financial publications and online outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Michael Covel, and CTA Intelligence. Prior to joining IASG & Le Mans Trading LLC, Mr. Jonkheer has spent over 12 years as a sales and marketing executive.

Mason Resch

Investor Relations

Mr. Resch operates Le Mans investor relations and serves as the primary point of contact at the firm for all existing and prospective investors. In that capacity, Mr. Resch spearheads various business development partnerships for the firm in collaboration with Le Mans Trading management.

Jiangtao Du

Portfolio Managers

Mr. Du is the Principal and Portfolio Manager for the Directional Spread Strategy. Mr. Du graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1992 with a B.S & Computer Science Degree. Mr. Du continued his education at Harvard University, where he graduated with a PhD in Statistics/Cognate Field: Finance in 1998.

 

Mr. Du began his career as a portfolio manager in 1998 at JPMorgan Chase. After leaving JPM Chase in 2006, Mr. Du went on to spend the next 7 years as a portfolio manager and analyst, with firms Deutsche Bank, Capula Investment Management, and TD Securities. In 2013 Mr. Du decided to take his experience from these firms and ultimately create the Directional Spread Strategy. Mr. Du has managed or been an active participant in $2 billion of alternative investment assets throughout his career to date.

Scott C. Kimple

Portfolio Managers

Mr. Kimple is the Principal and Portfolio Manager for the Tactical Strategy. Mr. Kimple received a BBA in Finance from Southern Methodist University and an MBA, with emphasis in Finance and Derivative Securities, from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.

 

Mr. Kimple began trading equity and bond positions for his personal account in January 1984, and commodity futures and options in July 1989. In April 1991, Mr. Kimple formally began his career as a trading assistant to a highly successful trader at Shearson Lehman (a predecessor firm to Morgan Stanley Wealth Management), gaining experience in multiple futures and options markets. While working for this renowned options trader and innovator, Mr. Kimple researched, tested and honed his options-based tactical trading strategy which he has utilized now since 1997. Mr. Kimple holds the Series 3, 7 and 63 licenses.

Scot Billington

Portfolio Managers

Scot Billington is the Principal and Portfolio Manager for the Volatility Capture Strategy. Mr. Billington worked as an assistant trader for Bradford & Co., Incorporated, a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) and division of J. C. Bradford & Co. from July 1993 until May 1999 when he began forming CCM. At J.C. Bradford he was responsible for executing client orders, advising clients, and developing systems.

 

Beginning in April of 2002, Mr. Billington worked for Ronin Capital, an Option Trading Investment Company at the Chicago Board Options Exchange where his main function was making markets in the OEX 100 Index options market. Mr. Billington was a member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and a Market Maker at Ronin Capital in OEX 100 Index options until January 4, 2005.

Dr. Tim Lu

Portfolio Managers

Dr. Tim Lu is the Principal and Portfolio Manager for the Risk Sigma Strategy. Tim Lu graduated from South China University of Technology in 1982 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Tim Lu completed his Master of Science-MS at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1984 before receiving his PhD in Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1990.

 

Dr. Lu has been a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of California since September 1993, an independent consultant since January 2000. Between September 2011 and December 2016, he was a Staff Consultant of SGH Inc which provides risk evaluation consulting services.

 

Dr. Lu is a recognized authority in the areas of risk factors assessment, root-cause evaluation, behavioral trending identification, and risk control and mitigation.

Maik Kaminski

Portfolio Managers

Maik Kaminski is a Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for trading and developing the Aquantum Active Range strategy.

 

Before joining Aquantum in January 2021, Maik held various positions at CCPM AG Group, where he was also one of the main shareholders. During this time, Maik developed, among other things, the “Athena” options strategy, which has been actively traded since 2002. From 2003 to the beginning of 2005, Maik was also responsible for implementing the risk management systems, which were programmed according to his specifications.

 

In 2012, Maik moved to the Supervisory Board of CCPM AG, where he served until 2019. Since the end of 2015, Maik has been working on new options-based trading strategies, mainly on the basis of the S&P 500.

 

Maik trained as a banker at Sparkasse Hagen and holds a US Series 3 license and the Eurex Trader certificate.

Jürg Bühler

Portfolio Managers

Jürg Bühler, a 35-year veteran in the Financial Markets industry, boasts extensive expertise in model development, testing, and the trading of foreign exchange, futures, equities, ETFs, and options. Pioneering early investments in Alternative Investments, he played a pivotal role in supporting CTAs through marketing, consulting, and adept trading and risk management.

 

As the founder of GVI – Global Vision Investments AG in Switzerland, established in 2008, Bühler developed models for Volatility Trading (both long and short, with hedges in Equity Futures) and an innovative Adaptive Asset Allocation Program. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business Administration in Zürich, Switzerland.

Why Choose Us

At the heart of our ethos lies the conviction that a diverse team acts as a catalyst for innovation, fortifies our competitive edge, and positions us well among our peers.

SWIPE FOR MORE

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All-Weather Performance Potential

Ability to generate consistent returns across various market conditions, including both bull and bear markets.

02

Improved Portfolio Risk and Return Profile

Allows investors to hedge against individual asset risks and capitalize on diverse market price movements.

03

Low Correlation To Traditional Investments

Historically our products have produced an uncorrelated return to traditional investments.

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Powerful Diversification Opportunities

Diversifying across asset classes, industries, regions, and styles helps minimize adverse events' impact on portfolio performance.

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Transparency You Can Trust

Transparency provides investors with insights into how their money is being managed, allowing them to make informed decisions and assess risks.