Sphera Fund is an off-shore hedge fund investing primarily in a range of long/short equities of large cap Israeli companies traded in Israel, US and European markets.
Our investment style is predicated on combining fundamental, bottom-up research and analysis of portfolio companies with a variety of hedging strategies to reduce the fund’s market risk and volatility. The long-standing track record of our principals investing in Israeli & International companies provides us with a strong edge in identifying and accessing attractive investment opportunities in this particular universe of companies.
Ron Senator is a co-founder and managing partner of Sphera Funds Management. Prior to establishing Sphera, Mr. Senator was Head of JPMorgan Chase Israel, responsible for investment banking activities and execution in the Israeli market. Mr. Senator had previously worked at JPMorgan Securities and SG Cowen in New York in various investment banking and advisory roles. He started his career at Gilat Satellite Networks (GILT) where he worked in a business development role. Mr. Senator holds a B.A. in Economics from Bar-Ilan University and an MBA from Yale University.
Portfolio Manager, International Equities
Amir has over 10 years of portfolio management & investment analysis experience at Lockheed Martin's Pension Fund and at William Blair & Company Investment Management. Prior to that he gained 5 years of accounting and audit experience at KPMG (USA, Israel). Amir is an MBA graduate of the University of Chicago.
Portfolio Manager, Israeli Equities
Eran has over 10 years of investment experience as a proprietary trader and investment manager focused on equities in multiple leading firms in Israel, such as Barak Capital and Meitav Investment House. Prior to that, Eran was a Director of Research at Giza Venture Capital, a leading Venture Capital fund in Israel. Eran graduated with a B.Sc. in Economics, magna cum laude, from the Hebrew University and earned an MBA from Tel-Aviv University, the Recanati School of Business.