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  • Who We Are

    Belmont Capital Group (BCG) is a SEC Registered Investment Adviser based in Los Angeles, CA. The firm provides option-enhanced portfolio management and hedging solutions to wealth advisory firms and institutions. As of December 2017, BCG manages $1.049 billion (USD) in regulatory AUM.
  • About the Fund

    • Fund utilizes an investment approach similar to the Belmont Theta Overlay Program separate account strategy on top of a short-term fixed income portfolio
    • Liquid alternative income strategy with potential return from option premiums and short-term bonds
    • Targets absolute returns that are less dependent over time on the direction of equity or bond markets
  • Investment
    Strategy

    Fund purchases short-term fixed income securities for yield on cash collateral, which will increase as rates go higher.

    The Theta Overlay strategy writes short-term out of the money call and puts spreads on the SPX (S&P 500) to generate income.

    Option positions are entered with no market bias and risk is actively managed through the use of spreads and strike adjustments.

Our People

Stephen Solaka

Managing Partner

Co-founder of Belmont Capital Group, Stephen Solaka has more than 19 years of experience in equity risk management, options, and portfolio management. Prior to founding Belmont, Stephen worked as a Director at Dorchester Capital Advisors, an advisor at UBS Private Wealth Management, and Vice President of Equity Derivatives at TD Options. He also held equity, ETF, and index option market-making positions at Bear Wagner Specialists and Ronin Capital. Stephen was formerly a member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade, and American Stock Exchange. He holds a B.A. in Finance from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, and is frequently quoted by Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg for his knowledge regarding options and hedging.

Daniel Beckwith

Managing Partner

Daniel Beckwith is a co-founder of Belmont Capital Group and is responsible for quantitative modeling, trade execution, and portfolio risk management. Daniel previously advised high-net-worth families at Wells Fargo Advisors and Merrill Lynch. He was also a senior trader at Wolverine Trading, one of the largest option market makers in the world. At Wolverine, Daniel was a member of the index option market making group, responsible for trading, risk management, and pricing of Nasdaq 100 ETF and index options. He also served as an ETF exchange specialist in the OEF product on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Daniel holds a B.A. in Accounting from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

Stephen J. Remboski, CFA

Chief Compliance Officer

Stephen J. Remboski, CFA joined Belmont Capital in 2014 with more than 30 years of investment industry experience in operations, compliance, and performance reporting. Before Belmont, Steve was Vice President and Product Manager at Cairn Investment Performance Consulting, a provider of customized investment performance measurement solutions and GIPS consulting services for investment advisory firms. He also served in VP positions at Aletheia Research and Management, the Bank of New York, and Wilshire Associates. Steve is a CFA® charterholder, and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Los Angeles. He holds an MBA from California State University, Northridge, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Central Michigan University.

Brendan Kelley

Vice President of Operations

Brendan Kelley joined Belmont Capital Group in 2017 with 8 years of investment industry experience focused on risk, data analytics, and trading operations. Brendan began his career as a member of the research team at Executive Monetary Management. His responsibilities there included sourcing, evaluating, and conducting due diligence on prospective funds, as well as monitoring existing investments. Most recently, Brendan managed the data analytics team at Canyon Partners, a distressed debt manager. Brendan holds a B.A. in English Literature from New York University and a B.A. in Physics from Rutgers University.

Forms & Documents

Fund Information
Prospectus
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Fund Information
SAI
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Fund Information
Semi-Annual Report
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Contact

  • Address
    Belmont Theta Income Fund
    c/o Ultimus Fund Solutions, LLC
    P.O. Box 46707
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45246-0707
  • Overnight Address
    Belmont Theta Income Fund
    c/o Ultimus Fund Solutions, LLC
    225 Pictoria Drive, Suite 450
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
  • Shareholder Services
    +1 (800)789-1087