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Ante Basic

Mr. Basic is co-founder, manager, principal and associated person of Trigon Investment Advisors. He started his career at the Chase Manhattan Bank (1990-96), where he was the head trader of a quantitative trading group responsible for portfolio management, research and development of systematic and quantitative trading strategies. Mr. Basic was co-founder, President and head trader of Global Capital Markets Strategies, Inc., a fund consultant and commodity trading advisory company (1996-99). From 1999 to 2000, he was Senior Vice President of Refco Fund Holdings, where he traded proprietary capital and oversaw the firm’s alternative asset division. Mr. Basic joined the MLC family of funds in 2000 as Managing Director. He was co-manager with Paul Mastroddi of the MLC “house book”. Mr. Basic graduated from Brooklyn College of City University of New York with a B.S. in Business Management and Finance and he received his M.S. in Global Affairs from New York University.

He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Brooklyn College Foundation as Treasurer and is a member of the Investment Committee as well as the Audit and Finance Committees.

Paul D. Mastroddi

Mr. Mastroddi is a co-founder, manager, principal and associated person of Trigon Investment Advisors. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University (1985) and was Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist at J.P. Morgan (1985-1996). Mr. Mastroddi was ranked one of the top economists on Wall Street in the mid-1990s in polls such as those conducted by Institutional Investor and Greenwich Associates. He became an investment manager in 1996, running portfolios at Lattanzio Group, Omega Advisors, and Moore Capital from 1996 through 2000. He joined the MLC family of funds in 2001 to team with Mr. Basic to jointly run the "house book".

Mr. Mastroddi graduated from Fordham University with a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy and he received his M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University.

Since founding Trigon in 2002, Mr. Mastroddi and Mr. Basic have shared responsibility for all aspects of running Trigon.