Michael Cooke


Michael Cooke is a Trader at Aperture Investors, specializing in emerging markets fixed income.

Prior to joining Aperture, Michael spent 15 years as a trader at Caxton Associates, where he traded fixed income, FX, commodities, and equities for an emerging markets-focused portfolio. Before that, he was the head trader for the Feirstein Hirota Japan Fund, and prior to joining the buy-side, he traded futures and FX at Daiwa Securities and Credit Lyonnais Rouse.

Michael was drawn to Aperture for its mission of aligning fund managers with investor interests as he has long believed that hedge fund fee structures needed to be re-evaluated from a client-first perspective. He lives on Long Island with his wife and two children and spends his free time cycling and running.