Tag: blackfield capital

February 02, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Bank of Russia cancels qualification certificates of notorious Kim Karapetyan

The Bank of Russia finally made a move to cancel the qualification certificates of Kim Karapetyan, the notorious chief executive of BlackField Capital, once an algo trading company based in Moscow. The Russian “Megaregulator” announced today that Mr Karapetyan is no longer qualified as “a financial market specialist in broker, dealer and securities management activities”. The…

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January 05, 2015 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

Blackfield Capital CEO led life of luxury and had US expansion plans before disappearing with firm's assets

In October 2014, LeapRate broke the news that Blackfield Capital, one of Russia's most promient hedge funds and algorithmic trading firms had gone bankrupt after attracting investment from high net worth investors and establishing entities on the Cayman Islands, with its CEO, Kim Karapetyan, untraceable. At the time, the firm's website displayed a very direct…

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