Michael Markowitz

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Michael Markowitz
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Occupation President and Chief Investment Officer
Employer Horizon Cash Management LLC
Location Chicago, IL
Website horizoncash.com

Michael Markowitz is president and chief investment officer at Horizon Cash Management LLC, an investment advisory firm specializing in the managing of cash portfolios for hedge funds, managed futures funds, family offices and institutional investors. [1] He was promoted to president effective April 24, 2013. [2]

Background[edit]

Before Horizon, Markowitz served as managing director and head of short duration fixed income at Guggenheim Partners. While there he helped launch and manage a short duration, actively managed exchange-traded fund. Before joining Guggenheim, he was a managing director and head of short duration fixed income with UBS Global Asset Management, where he oversaw trading and investment strategies of the money market funds and separate accounts with a maximum maturity of five years.[3]

John Lothian News Interviews[edit]

Third-Party Custodians: Here, Hold On To This
Futures customers are still wondering just how their money can stay protected in the case of a default by their broker. While some solutions are still in the concept stage, others are available right now. Horizon Cash Management’s Michael Markowitz explains the third-party custodian model, whereby customers set up and manage excess margin at a bank outside the brokerage firm. Third-party custodial arrangements are available now and could be one way to restore customer confidence.

In this video, a simple animation and interview with Markowitz help explain the third-party custodian model.[4] Watch at JohnLothianNews.com


SEC Tables Money Market Fund Regulation: Michael Markowitz Analysis
Michael Markowitz is chief investment officer at Horizon Cash Management LLC, an investment advisory firm specializing in the managing of cash portfolios for hedge funds, managed futures funds, family offices and institutional investors. Markowitz spoke with former John Lothian News Editor-at-Large Doug Ashburn about the SEC‘s decision in August 2012 to table proposed changes to money market fund regulations. Published August 30, 2012. Watch at JohnLothianNews.com[5]

Education[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Michael Markowitz. LinkedIn.
  2. [http://horizoncash.com/sites/all/files/HCMPromotesMichaelMarkowitzPresident051513.pdf HORIZON CASH MANAGEMENT PROMOTES MICHAEL MARKOWITZ TO PRESIDENT]. Horizon Cash Management.
  3. Horizon Management. Horizon Cash Management LLC.
  4. Third-Party Custodians: Here, Hold On To This. John Lothian News.
  5. SEC Tables Money Market Fund Regulation: Michael Markowitz Analysis. John Lothian News.


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