SSI Investment Management, Inc.

SSI Investment Management, Inc.

SSI Investment Management, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1973

Headquarters

9440 Santa Monica Boulevard,Suite 800,Beverly Hills, CA 90210-4653

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

36

Industries

Hedge Funds
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

SSI Investment Management invests primarily, but not exclusively, in equity, convertible and fixed income securities that are traded publicly in US and non US markets.SSI's Core Equity Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above the S&P 500 with similar risk. The strategy combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select the best long portfolio candidates. The portfolio typically holds 80-140 equity positions, which are widely diversified across large- and mid-cap companies with strong growth and value characteristics.SSI’s Outright Discretionary Convertible Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above the BofA Merrill Lynch All Convertibles (VXA0) Index. It combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select positions based on relative valuation and risk attributes. Portfolios normally hold 90-130 convertible bonds and/or preferreds. All credit ratings are considered. SSI’s Outright Investment Grade Convertible Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above the BofA Merrill Lynch Investment Grade Bonds (V0S1) Index. It combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select positions based on relative valuation and risk attributes. Portfolios typically hold 35-65 investment grade convertible securities.SSI’s Hedged Convertible Income Strategy seeks to generate 90-Day Treasury Bills plus 300 basis points, with low-to-moderate volatility and minimal correlation to major capital markets. The strategy is offered on an unlevered basis as a fixed income substitute. The portfolio normally holds 75-125 convertible bonds and/or preferreds. Positions are generally hedged with the common stock of the same underlying company to minimize volatility. SSI's Hedged Convertible Opportunity Strategy seeks to generate alpha with moderate-to-high volatility using up to 3x leverage. The portfolio typically contains 75-125 convertible bonds and/or preferreds with each position hedged with the common stock of the same underlying company to minimize volatility.SSI’s Flexible Allocation Strategy seeks to produce excess returns above a benchmark comprised of 60% of the total return of the S&P 500 and 40% of the Barclays Aggregate Bond Index. It invests in a portfolio primarily of ETFs, but may include ETNs and other mutual funds. Exposure to various asset classes may range from 0-100%.SSI's Balanced strategy seeks to produce excess returns above a benchmark comprised of 50-70% S&P 500 and 30-50% Lehman Brothers Intermediate-term Treasury Bonds with similar volatility. It combines quantitative and fundamental analysis to select the best long portfolio candidates. The portfolio normally holds 85-140 equity positions, with up to 70% of the portfolio allocated to mid- to large-cap stocks, with strong growth and value characteristics. The remaining 30-50% is allocated to high quality bonds including Treasuries, high grade corporates, convertibles and municipal securities.

Executives & Employees

Founder & President

Chief Executive Officer & Principal

Chief Investment Officer & Principal

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Manager & Principal

Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Manager

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer & Principal at SSI Investment Management, Inc.

Co-Founder at Meriturn Partners

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Founded in 1969, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC is an SEC-registered broker/dealer headquartered in New York City. The firm is the primary broker subsidiary of Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS). They are a member of FINRA. Morgan Stanley & Co. provides debt and equity services including underwriting, M&A advice, securities dealing and brokerage and trade execution. Their client base ranges from large global institutional investors to hedge funds at the cutting edge of innovation in the industry.The firm's Sales & Trading division offers cash and electronic trading platforms where Morgan Stanley acts as principal (including as a market maker) and agent in executing transactions globally in equity and equity-related products. These products include equity swaps, options, warrants and futures overlying individual securities, indices and baskets of securities and other equity-related products. Morgan Stanley's Institutional Equity division is a global leader in the origination, distribution and trading of equity, equity-linked and equity-derivative securities. Their Fixed Income team deals in a diverse range of products including interest rate and currency products, credit products, derivatives and commodities.

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Founded in 1939, Pershing LLC is a broker/dealer headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey. The firm is a subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE: BK). The firm helps financial services firms and advisors succeed by providing the technology, operational, trading, investment and practice management solutions they need to serve investors. Pershing offers securities processing, trading and operations management, investment technology, asset-gathering solutions and practice management support. The firm serves a wide range of financial organizations including: banks, discount brokerages, full-service brokerages, registered investment advisors, independent contractors, institutional firms, global firms and small- to mid-sized firms. Pershing also offers financial products including annuities, mutual funds and money funds, as well as business tools, cash management services, investor and lending services, retirement products and wealth management. In addition, they offer trading and execution services in listed and OTC securities, fixed-income securities and mutual funds.