SGI Names Two to Alternative Products Posts

January 20, 2010 ( – Security Global Investors (SGI) has named Jerome Abernathy and David Beeman to its quantitative investment and development/management teams to help shape the firm's efforts in alternative products.

A news release said Abernathy will be SGI director of research. Before joining SGI, he served as founder and chief investment officer at Stonebrook Capital Management, LLC, where he managed a number of alternative investment products for institutional investors.

As senior product manager, Beeman will be responsible for the development and management of the firm’s alternatives product lineup in both the financial intermediary and institutional markets. Beeman previously served as managing director, chief operating officer, and head of alpha strategies at Citi Alternative Investments in New York.

Security Global Investors operates under the Rydex|SGI brand name in the financial intermediary market.

The firm recently unveiled, an online resource designed to help investors better understand alternative investments and how they may help contribute to a diversified investment portfolio.