Our Team

Our Team

RICHARD TAN

FOUNDER AND MANAGING MEMBER

Richard Tan, has 21 years of experience bridging banking, trading, and structured credit, as well as serving as a portfolio manager and risk manger.  He has established himself as an authority and leader in specialty lending within the trading and broker dealer space. 

 

Prior to forming Clear Hedge, Rich was the co-founder and CIO for Longfin Capital, LLC (2008-2018), a specialty finance company that originates and underwrites direct loans to hedge funds, proprietary trading groups, and other alternative investment vehicles for financing purposes that include: asset growth financing, enhanced leverage, liquidity solutions, and other bespoke financing needs. 

ALI SAADAT

TRADER

Ali Saadat has 29 years of experience overseeing assets totaling over $300M in equity, indices, and commodity derivative portfolios as a risk manager, portfolio manager, market maker, and proprietary trader, specializing in derivative products and special situations.

Most recently, Ali joins Clear Hedge to bring his deep industry relationships and derivatives expertise to hedge out and eliminate price risk for Clear Hedge’s lending fund, as well as serve as risk manager.

SHILIANG TANG

Advisory Board Member

Shiliang Tang has more than 10 years of experience as a quantitative derivatives trader. He is a high frequency, algorithmic, and derivatives trading specialist, and is both a CFA and CAIA charterholder.

Shiliang Tang is currently the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of LedgerPrime, a digital asset quantitative investment hedge fund, and has been involved in the digital asset space since 2013. LedgerPrime is a leader in the derivatives and digital asset space, having outperformed both Bitcoin’s return and volatility profile since LedgerPrime’s inception in Q4 2017. LedgerPrime is one of the largest electronic and block trading marketmakers in the digital asset derivatives space.