Ellington

History

Ellington has one of the longest histories of structured credit and mortgage investing in the hedge fund industry.

1994

Ellington is founded by Mike Vranos and 6 partners, in order to specialize in mortgage related products; Mike and the other partners had developed expertise in mortgage markets through former roles at Kidder Peabody and Lehman Brothers. The Firm has continued to diversify into additional asset classes throughout its history, strategically adapting and entering markets as opportunities emerge.

1995

Ellington launches its first domestic hedge fund.

1996

Ellington launches its first offshore hedge fund.

2007

Ellington Financial LLC, which would later become a publicly traded partnership, is formed.

2009

Ellington diversifies further, expanding quantitative strategies.

2010

Ellington Financial goes public and begins trading on the NYSE.

2013

Ellington launches its second public company, Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT, an agency mortgage REIT.

2014

Ellington opens a London office to reach its global investors and expand European investment strategies.

2016

Ellington launches Ellington Private Opportunities, a private debt fund.