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Sarco Holdings is an Alternative Investment Management Company specialising in Hedge Funds, Structured Products, Leveraged Finance, and Private Equity. Clients are distributed globally in the areas of North and South America, the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Clients are institutional (such as insurance companies, banks, large corporations, endowments and pension plans) as well as high net worth individuals (through family offices, trust services and independent asset managers).

Customized Products

Working with a team of several professionals with finance or legal backgrounds, and with many years experience, Sarco Holdings provides tailor-made structured products, and also services in the world of Alternative Investments. Sarco Holdings works closely with a global network of partners, associates and counterparties in the areas of investment banking, trading and structuring, asset management, and private banking, and maintains direct relationships with major banks, insurance companies and financial intermediaries. Sarco Holdings is a fully scalable entity that allows us to deliver to our clients standardised or tailor-made investment solutions with utmost flexibility and short time-to-market.


Dan Hajela (Ph.D.) is the Director of Sarco Holdings.

Dr. Hajela has over three decades of experience finding mathematical solutions to complex problems in the academic, business and financial communities. From March 1993 until the start of investment management on behalf of clients in 1994, Dr. Hajela was a Vice President at Bankers Trust, where he developed trading strategies in foreign exchange, financial futures and emerging markets, and was also responsible for consolidating the analytics at the firm for the purposes of risk management and valuation of financial instruments.

From 1991 to 1993, Dr. Hajela was a partner at First Boston Tech Partners, which was a fund in partnership with First Boston. At First Boston Tech Partners he developed quantitative trading strategies for proprietary computerized trading, and was involved in the development and implementation of arbitrage and portfolio strategies for derivatives, foreign exchange, equities and bonds. Dr. Hajela was also a senior quantitative analyst at Bear Stearns, involved in the pricing and structuring of derivatives. From 1984 until 1990, Dr. Hajela was a manager and researcher at Bell Communications Research, where he conducted fundamental research in data communications, fiber optics, computer science and mathematics.

Dr. Hajela has written over 30 publications and he has been awarded fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton, and at the University of California at Berkeley, the Bantrell fellowship at Caltech, and the Hildebrandt fellowship at the University of Michigan. Dr. Hajela has been invited to give talks at numerous conferences, corporations and universities, including M.I.T., Stanford, Princeton, Berkeley, Cornell, University of Michigan, University of Paris and Imperial College, London. Dr. Hajela received his B.S. (at age 15), M.S. (Computer Science), M.S. (Mathematics) and Ph.D. (Mathematics) from Ohio State University. He has been elected to membership at the New York Academy of Science, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.