Our team is solely focused on derivatives and algorithmic strategies for the digital assets. Our technical and trading expertise allows us to offer asymmetric opportunities to our clients.

Gerald Banks

Founder and Managing Partner

Gerald (also known as “Guerman”) is the founder and Managing Partner of Cipher Technologies, an investment management group with offices in Greenwich, CT. Gerald was previously a Managing Director of Structured Products at Merrill Lynch as well as Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Since 2009 Gerald has been leading the strategy effort for Altpoint Capital Partners and subsequently for Cipher Technologies.

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Samir Mohin

Chief Financial Officer

Gerald (also known as “Guerman”) is the founder and Managing Partner of Cipher Technologies, an investment management group with offices in Greenwich, CT. Gerald was previously a Managing Director of Structured Products at Merrill Lynch as well as Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Since 2009 Gerald has been leading the strategy effort for Altpoint Capital Partners and subsequently for Cipher Technologies.

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Jacob E. Comer

Head of Regulatory and Compliance

Gerald (also known as “Guerman”) is the founder and Managing Partner of Cipher Technologies, an investment management group with offices in Greenwich, CT. Gerald was previously a Managing Director of Structured Products at Merrill Lynch as well as Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Since 2009 Gerald has been leading the strategy effort for Altpoint Capital Partners and subsequently for Cipher Technologies.

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Vishal Shah

Senior Trader

Gerald (also known as “Guerman”) is the founder and Managing Partner of Cipher Technologies, an investment management group with offices in Greenwich, CT. Gerald was previously a Managing Director of Structured Products at Merrill Lynch as well as Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Since 2009 Gerald has been leading the strategy effort for Altpoint Capital Partners and subsequently for Cipher Technologies.

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Anton Pertsel

Technology Researcher

Gerald (also known as “Guerman”) is the founder and Managing Partner of Cipher Technologies, an investment management group with offices in Greenwich, CT. Gerald was previously a Managing Director of Structured Products at Merrill Lynch as well as Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Since 2009 Gerald has been leading the strategy effort for Altpoint Capital Partners and subsequently for Cipher Technologies.

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Jake Stolarski

Senior Trader

Gerald (also known as “Guerman”) is the founder and Managing Partner of Cipher Technologies, an investment management group with offices in Greenwich, CT. Gerald was previously a Managing Director of Structured Products at Merrill Lynch as well as Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Since 2009 Gerald has been leading the strategy effort for Altpoint Capital Partners and subsequently for Cipher Technologies.

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