Applied Financial Solutions

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Check our portfolioThis web site is owned by Stronghold s.r.o., which was founded in May 2005 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Main focus for the company is a consultancy service in Applied Research in Finance, Risk Management, Quant Research, Systematic Trading Systems, Process Engineering and other financial modelling tailored for different clients' needs including software development, teaching and managing the existed team. Company has successfully realised all the spectrum of the customised models and trading systems for different investment banks, hedge funds and individuals in Europe and Russia. Please check our portfolio here. Please check our portfolio here.

Grigory SergeenkoDr. Grigory Sergeenko is a Chief Executive Officer of Stronghold s.r.o. Company as well consists of the global team of quants and software developers.

Grigory holds:

1999 PhD in Applied Math in Finance, Rostov State Economic Academy, Russia;
Best Annual PhD in Russia in 1999 (awarded by the Supreme Attestation Committee in Moscow);
1997 M.Sc. with honors in Applied Math, Novocherkassk State Technical University, Russia;
1997 M.Sc. with honors in Management, Rostov State Economic Academy, Russia.

Grigory has published one monograph and more than 40 papers in Russian journals covering different aspects of stochastic programming, artificial intelligence and practical aspects of the modern firm's management. In 2011 Grigory has received a patent on the "Original ERP system for the enterprise adaptive management".

Grigory is an expert in system development and process engineering of building different trading strategies with the data preprocessing, pure out of sample testing, risk management and robustness check as well as applied mathematical modelling and stochastic programming.

Grigory has worked for a nine years as a Senior Quantitative Analyst, Senior Risk manager and R&D director at various hedge funds and investment houses in Prague, Geneva, London, Russia and Denmark. He was responsible of mathematical modelling of trading strategies, in both research and development in Matlab. He participated in creating the system for testing the falling knifes approach in Matlab and hedge fund replication systems. He developed the risk management system in Matlab together with the realtime risk monitor with stochastic modelling of the market and calculating of the performance attribution (120 mil USD under management). He as well created an original risk reporting system in Matlab (VaR, CVaR, correlation, volatility, omega ratios etc) with automated reporting generation system. Actively participated in road-shows for new hedge fund strategies. He led the developement of the original automated quantitative system with out-of-sample modelling for US equities; of the new robust valuation system for quantitative models; of the real-time risk and performance monitor with alert system and web-based systematic trading system.