Ralph Coutant, CFA, CMT

Principal | Portfolio Manager

Ralph Coutant joined Matarin as a Principal and Portfolio Manager in 2011 with 13+ years asset management experience in quantitative strategies. He has significant experience conducting research on stock selection factors, style and industry modeling, factor weighting and timing strategies, and transactions cost modeling.

Prior to Matarin, Ralph was a Senior Director and Senior Research Analyst in the Quantitative Strategies Group at Invesco, where he served as a member of the firm’s Global Management Committee, and the inaugural Research Coordination Committee with responsibility for developing and prioritizing the research agenda for a team of 15 global analysts.

Ralph earned his BS at Whittemore School of Business and Economics at The University of New Hampshire. He is both a CFA Charterholder and a Chartered Market Technician (CMT).

“My Favorite Matarin Thought Piece”
The Role of Market Neutral in Your Portfolio 

“Something at Matarin that I’m Really Proud of:”
Our Investment Process


Meet The Matarin Team

Stuart Kaye, CFA

Co-Founder | Portfolio Manager Full Bio

Nili Gilbert, CFA, CAIA

Co-Founder | Portfolio Manager Full Bio

Valerie Malter, CFA

Co-Founder | Managing Principal Full Bio

Marta Cotton, CAIA

Principal | Director of Client Development Full Bio

Rachel Gerwin

Chief Compliance Officer Full Bio

Cheryl Fustinoni

Head of Operations Full Bio

Prior to Matarin:

Invesco | 1999 – 2011
Senior Director & Senior Research Analyst
Quantitative Strategies Group (QSG)

Member, QSG Global Management Committee & Research Coordination Committee

Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette | 1997 – 1999
Manager, Fund Accounting Division