FORT is an investment management firm founded by Dr. Yves Balcer and Dr. Sanjiv Kumar in 1993. Based in Washington D.C. and New York, FORT has provided alternative investment advisory services to many of the world’s institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals for over 23 years.

FORT is an acronym for Financial Opportunities in Research and Trading. Our name reflects the company’s core expertise: we offer our clients access to proprietary and innovative strategies that are supported by rigorous market research, statistical analysis, and a highly disciplined and systematic approach to investing.