Ocean Index (“Ocean”) is a New York based investment firm that was founded in 2014. Managed by alumni of Platinum Partners and Goldman Sachs, our mission is to generate uncorrelated investment returns by capturing imbalances in broad based market indexes.
Our investment approach seeks to create consistent alpha and outperform during market downdrafts. The firm’s core strategies leverage unique and proprietary trading structures to capitalize on volatility dislocations and neutralize market fluctuations, including multiple standard deviation moves. Ocean’s investment team is led by Wall Street veterans with extensive trading and research experience, backed by intensive quantitative analysis.
Since our inception, we have generated tax-advantaged, risk-adjusted alternative returns with an overriding focus on capital preservation. Our commitment to disciplined investing and focused execution powers what we do, every day, for our clients.
Our investment strategies are designed to perform consistently across all market conditions
engineered for positive performance
in all conditions; thrives in down
and volatile markets
Expert and Differentiated Leadership
Managing Partner and Fund Manager
Eli founded Ocean Index Fund in 2014. He is the firm’s Managing Partner and Fund Manager and sets its trading strategy and overall direction. Prior to founding Ocean, Eli was Portfolio Manager and Head of Merger Arbitrage for Platinum Partners where he managed assets of over $200 million. Beginning in 2007, Eli developed and implemented alpha-generation/risk-management strategies for merger arbitrage trading for several large hedge funds. From 1999 to 2005, Eli served as a consultant to a number of investment managers and financial services companies, including Refco and Whale Securities, where he provided technical and fundamental analysis.
Eli earned his Doctorate of Talmudic Law and his Rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva Rabbi Chaim Berlin Rabbinical Seminary in New York.
Daniel Danesh, Esq.
Partner, Co-Head of Firm Strategy and Capital Development
Daniel is a Partner and Co-Head of Firm Strategy and Capital Development at Ocean Index. Daniel started his career at Goldman Sachs and was most recently a member of the Goldman Sachs Firmwide Strategy Group. Prior to joining Ocean, he co-led a team of engineers in New York and London in developing and implementing a capital optimization platform across Goldman Sachs.
Daniel is the Founder and Chairman of Legally Links, a nonprofit whose mission is to provide legal and financial guidance pro bono to widows, widowers, and children who have lost a parent. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva University and a law degree from Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law. He is a member of the New York State Bar and Series 63 and 82 licensed.