Victoria Vysotina has nearly 20 years of experience in capital markets and investment management. She began her career working in the fixed income divisions of Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse. During her tenure on Wall Street she gained an in-depth knowledge of fixed income markets and managed a number of high profile distressed restructurings, both sovereign and corporate globally.
Dr. Vysotina moved to asset management in 2003 and later became a member of the Investment Committee with HSBC’s Alternative Investment Group that oversaw over $40bn in hedge fund investments. In 2007 she joined the Rockefeller Foundation as a Portfolio Manager for the $1bn hedge fund and distressed portfolios and a co-Manager for the fixed income, portable alpha and long-only equity portfolios. Dr. Vysotina founded a consulting firm V V Strategic Group in 2011 which provides a range of services to family offices from a full outsourced CIO capability to custom portfolio diagnostic engagements with focus on asset allocation, risk management and manager selection across traditional public (equity and fixed income) and alternative asset classes.
Dr. Vysotina received her Ph.D. in Mathematics from Emory University. She continues to be a passionate supporter of the field and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) in New York.
VV Strategic Group is an advisory investment firm to family offices, small foundations and private individuals. The firm provides a range of services from outsourced CIO to custom portfolio diagnostics to specific deal driven engagements including:
- Comprehensive portfolio review and asset allocation recommendations based on clients’ funding needs, liquidity constraints, return objectives and risk tolerance
- Risk exposures and factor correlations assessment using sophisticated quantitative systems to identify and minimize the impact of unexpected adverse market events on clients’ portfolios
- Recommendations of tactical investment strategies and adjustments to clients’ portfolios based on our macro views
- A broad range of unique investment ideas (both private and public across all asset classes) sourced through an extensive industry network of investors and managers