Abraxas has three investment teams fully dedicated to achieve the best performance for the funds and individual mandates under management.


The Team


Fabio Frontini

Founder/Portfolio Manager

Fabio established Abraxas Capital Management in 2002 and today he runs the Global Macro strategy and is responsible for business development. He is also part of the firm Investment Committee. Before founding Abraxas, Fabio was Head of Strategic Proprietary Trading at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DRKW) in London for four years, prior to which he spent another four years trading options and derivatives at UBS and Merril Lynch swap and derivatives desk in London. Fabio graduated summa cum laude in Economics at Bocconi University, Milan in 1994.



Stefano Ruggiero

Director/Portfolio Manager

Stefano is a member of the Investment Committee for Abraxas Global Macro strategy, responsible for equity analysis and for risk control and monitoring across Abraxas. He joined Abraxas in 2005 from Commerzbank in London, where he worked as Italian Head of European Equity Sales for three years. Previously he worked at Merrill Lynch in London for seven years, where, among various roles, was Head of the International Advisory Group, responsible for asset allocation.

Stefano holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a Qualified Chartered Accountant. He graduated in Business Administration at Bocconi University, Milan in 1994.



Nick Turner

Director/Head of Compliance

Nick is a Director of Abraxas, a member of the Investment Committee for Abraxas Global Macro strategy and Head of Compliance.

Prior to joining Abraxas in 2005, Nick worked with and later took Fabio’s role as Head of Strategic Proprietary Trading at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DRKW) in London. Nick brings with him thirty-five years of experience in major markets, including being involved from the launch in the European Financial Futures derivatives markets. Nick is a Cambridge University economics graduate and was awarded his MA in 1983.



Ludovico Filotto

Director/Portfolio Manager

Ludovico joined Abraxas in 2009 and drove the effort to diversify its suite of funds. Now Ludovico is a Director of Abraxas and the portfolio manager for the Sustainable Investment Fund. He is a graduate in Business Administration from the Bocconi University in Milan. Since 1990 Ludovico achieved outstanding results for leading financial institutions both in London and New York. During his years in banking, Ludovico worked as a trader and structurer in the area of credit derivatives and structured products. In December 2004, he was cited by “The Economist” as one of the best arbitrageurs in the history of finance.



Nasir Nathoo

Director/Portfolio Manager

Nasir joined Abraxas in June 2011 to help develop and then manage, the funds of EOS Sicav. Today he is responsible for managing the Trade Finance Fund. Nasir has been working in the financial sector since 1994, prior to Abraxas he spent 7 years at Mizuho International and 10 years at ING Bank. In both these roles Nasir helped structure a variety of transactions for institutional clients. Nasir has a degree in economics from the London School of Economics and qualified as a Chartered Accountant while working for PWC.



Daniela Oliva

Senior Manager, Fund Operations

Daniela joined Abraxas in 2009 as an expert in insolvency and credit risk management. Today she is also responsible for the fund operations of the Sustainable Investment and the Global Opportunities Funds. Between 1996 and 2008 Daniela worked for law and accounting firms in Rome and as an Official Receiver with the Civil Court of Rome. After graduating summa cum laude in Economics and Business with a specialisation on Tax Law at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Daniela qualified in Italy as a Chartered Accountant (1996), Official Receiver (1996) and Registered Auditor (1999). She qualified as an ACA (UK) in 2009.



Barbara Dotti

COO

Barbara joined Abraxas in 2013 where she oversees the company’s operations and assists with regulatory compliance. After graduating with a high school diploma in accountancy Barbara joined Leasint, the leasing arm of Banca Intesa in Milan in 1990. During her time here Barbara managed payroll and HR and then moved to Strategic Marketing where she oversaw the development of the company website and carried out a variety of marketing activities.



Andrea Bondi

CTO

Andrea joined Abraxas in February 2015. He has a Master degree in Electronic Engineering (Politecnico Milan) and a MBA at the SDA Bocconi School of Management (Milan). Andrea spent 13 years in Siemens covering various management roles mainly in the Energy Sector and in the Corporate Development. Before joining Abraxas, he was also COO Europe and South Africa’s of the solar division of the Indian group Lanco Infratech, Innovation Manager for Trento RISE, chairman of the “Energy Efficiency & Buildings” European Innovation Partnership Smart City & Communities and he is still Group Leader for the European Technology Platform on Smart Grid.