2 veterans at $5 billion quant hedge fund PDT Partners have left

Two long-standing staffers at $5 billion quant hedge fund PDT Partners have left, according to people familiar with the matter. They are:

Daniel Pugh, who headed trading operations and worked at PDT for ten years, and; Michael Shpigelmacher, a senior investment researcher who worked at the fund for six years. According to his LinkedIn page, Shpigelmacher “created and managed proprietary investment strategies for a multi-billion equity portfolio, combining cutting edge AI research with innovative

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