Sustained by
original ideas

 A brief history

Originally founded by Stephen Jen and Fatih Yilmaz in 2011 as SLJ Macro Partners, Eurizon SLJ Capital was formed in 2016 when the firm joined forces with Eurizon Capital SGR (Eurizon). Eurizon is the asset management division of Intesa Sanpaolo Group and is one of the fastest growing asset managers in Europe. Stephen Jen (CEO & Co-CIO) and Fatih Yilmaz (Co-CIO) retain a 35% equity share in the business and maintain an active role in the day to day running of the business and strategies.


Eurizon is a leading player in the European asset management space, with widespread international presence. Since incorporation, over 35 years ago, it has continually innovated to grow and expand its business globally by adopting a diversified investment approach and offering a broad range of tailored products to meet specific client needs. With over €325 bn in assets under management, today Eurizon is active in 25 countries and can count on over two million customers worldwide.*

More about Eurizon

*Data as of 30th June 2020. Source: Eurizon Capital SGR

Shared partnership

We offer our clients a greater diversity of ideas through cross-country collaboration with Eurizon’s global network of investment professionals. This partnership allows our clients to benefit from an established service and infrastructure platform of shared functions.

Emerging market specialists

Our diverse team of emerging market investment and research specialists work together towards creating robust strategies for your specific objectives. Our solutions range from investment management of segregated mandates to UCITs funds, bespoke modelling and FX overlay services and our macroeconomic research.

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Meet the team

Our experienced team of investment professionals are highly regarded by some of the largest central banks, asset managers, sovereign wealth and hedge funds in the world for their orthogonal insights generated through original macroeconomic analysis and rigorous quantitative modelling.

CEO and Co-CIO

Stephen Jen


Fatih Yilmaz


Richard Knott

Head of Distribution

Matt Jones