Faith and Reason

Fides + Ratio: Faith and reason. Trust and judgment. These values are the foundation of our company.

Trust and faith in the relationships we build with both our managers and our investors backed by the judgment and reason that goes into the trading systems and investment decisions.

Fides + Ratio is a full-service consulting and advisory firm: we are experts in discretionary and systematic derivatives. For more than 15 years, we’ve been analyzing hedge funds and trading programs. We know that investors benefit most from undiscovered managers who offer distinctive returns.

We dedicate ourselves to the hard work of discovering high-quality managers and matching them with motivated investors.

Management Team

Tom Ducrot

With nearly 20 years’ experience in finance and managed futures, Tom is equally enthusiastic about identifying talented traders as he is understanding the needs of alternatives investors.

Tom was in Cap Intro as an Executive Director with Morgan Stanley and at Newedge. Earlier, he was Head of Research and Portfolio Management at Cedar Partners.

Tom has an MS in Finance from ESCP School of Management in Paris and a BS in Management from Dauphine University.

Ian Rayner

Ian thrives on mathematical and technical challenges. For over 15 years, he has delved deep into managed futures portfolio construction, and brought engineering precision to operations.

Ian was COO and Director of Research at The Bornhoft Group, an award-winning pioneer in CTA funds.

Ian has an MBA from The Wharton School and an MA and BA in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University, UK.