Former Wells Fargo Equities Head Rick Silva Lands at ETF Innovator Metaurus Advisors

By Business Wire

Metaurus Advisors, an ETF issuance firm with a primary focus on
innovation, is pleased to announce that Rick Silva has joined the firm
as a partner and member of the Metaurus management team. Prior to
Metaurus, Rick spent 13 years at Wells Fargo Securities in several
senior-level positions including, Global Co-Head of Equities and
Investment Solutions, where he was responsible for the firm’s Cash
Equity and Equity Derivatives sales and trading business as well as the
firm’s multi-asset class structured notes platform. Rick also served as
President of Wells Fargo Portfolio Risk Advisors (an SEC-registered
investment advisor) specializing in the design and management of
equity-derivative portfolio overlay strategies for institutional clients
of the firm.

Prior to joining Metaurus Advisors and Wells Fargo, Rick was a Managing
Director with Morgan Stanley in the Equity Structured Products business,
and prior to that worked as an equity-index derivatives trader at
Merrill Lynch. Rick started his career in Corporate Finance at Dean
Witter Reynolds 28 years ago, after earning a BA in Economics from
Washington & Lee University. Rick also holds a CFA designation.

During Rick’s 28 years of investment banking industry experience, he
worked with Metaurus Advisors’ Co-CEOs Rick Sandulli and Jamie Greenwald
at both Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch, and was instrumental in the
creation and build-out of those firms’ global equity structured notes
businesses, including new product innovation and development, and
education of the retail distribution platforms for the products. Rick is
an experienced manager and a veteran structured products expert with
experience across asset classes and geographies.

Rick will be involved in all aspects of the Metaurus Advisors ETF
business, focusing on managing the trading desk, helping further the
development of our distribution channels and broadening our product and
patent portfolios. “We are delighted to have such an experienced and
talented senior professional from a major Wall Street firm join our
asset management business at the most impactful time for our firm’s
growth,” said Jamie Greenwald. “Rick is one of the most talented
financial engineers in the business today, and our business and our
investors will all benefit greatly from his management experience and
execution talents,” said Rick Sandulli.

“I am very excited to join Metaurus Advisors and its incredibly talented
team. Of course, I have known and worked with Rick and Jamie for many
years. Both are tremendously creative and have proven track records
developing innovative products and businesses that are both impactful and
useful in helping investors across the spectrum achieve their portfolio
goals. I look forward to contributing to the success of the mission at
Metaurus.”

About Metaurus Advisors LLC:

Metaurus Advisors LLC’s mission is to create unique financial solutions
to address today’s most pressing investment problems. Through the
development of innovative tactical tools, Metaurus provides investors
with unique solutions that are engineered to be simple without the
constraints of asset class, geography, or antiquated thinking. Metaurus
is a financial technology company and ETF sponsor with offices in New
York and New Jersey.

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