About Us


Karl Rogers


Karl is the Founder of ACE Capital Investments where he also holds the Head of Research and Head of Hedge Fund Selection titles. He currently holds side-positions as a Contributor to alternative investments industry publication AlphaWeek and as a Guest Lecturer and incoming Adjunct Teaching Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. Karl speaks at industry conferences on the subjects of hedge fund selection and portfolio construction.


Karl is a published researcher. 'Zero Lower Bound Monetary Policy's Effect on Financial Asset Correlations', a piece co-authored with Dr. Michael Hughes, was published in the International Advances in Economic Research Journal in April 2016.

  Prior to founding ACE Capital Investments, Karl was a Portfolio Manager with Eagle's View Capital Management in the USA and was a Commodity Trader with both Dynasty Power in Canada and Geneva Trading in Ireland. He holds an M.Sc. in Finance from Trinity College Dublin and a BBA in Finance from Francis Marion University.


Dr. Michael Hughes

Michael is a tenured university professor, published researcher, published author and US Air Force veteran. His 10 published research papers primarily cover government bond behavior, volatility analysis and central bank monetary policy analysis.

Michael brings unique geopolitical insight through his former career with the US Air Force where he spent 15 years with Top Secret Clearance tasked with the monitoring and support of international nuclear treaties and related matters. 

Michael received his Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida where his dissertation was titled "Treasury Bill, A Comprehensive Study of their Temporal Behavior".  He also received his MBA and BSET from the University of Central Florida.