Omni Trading, LLC – the General Partner
Omni Trading, LLC, is a Texas limited liability company that was formed on June 27, 2012, and serves as the General Partner of Bayou City Capital. Its business address is 1348 Chippendale Rd, Houston, Texas 77018. Omni is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") as a commodity pool operator (CPO) and a commodity trading advisor (CTA). Omni has two principals, Robert A. Hay and Will Monroe, who are registered with the CFTC and the NFA.
Robert A. Hay
Mr. Hay has been involved in trading both physical and financial instruments in the energy markets for his entire professional career. Mr. Hay was a co-founder of Bishop Pipeline in 1985, a natural gas marketing and trading concern. It was very active during the early stages of deregulation of the natural gas industry. Mr. Hay was responsible for the sale of Bishop to Metallgesellschaft Corp. in 1990 and remained as President of MG Natural Gas until 1994. Mr. Hay co-founded eCORP Energy Marketing in 2002 and was its President until the assets were sold to Louis Dreyfus Hybridge in 2009. At eCORP, Mr. Hay implemented an option overwriting program using physical natural gas storage assets as a hedging vehicle and founded Bayou City Capital in 2000 to explore the strategy's application amongst various asset classes. Mr. Hay is a 1981 graduate of the University of California at Davis where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
The annual financial audit of Bayou City Capital has been performed since inception by LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors (www.laporte.com), a Houston based certified public accounting firm. Doug Hidalgo, Partner, is responsible for the Bayou City Capital account and can be reached at (713) 963-8008.
Certain administrative duties of Bayou City Capital are outsourced to Michael J. Liccar and Company (www.liccar.com), a nationally recognized certified public accounting firm that specializes exclusively in the securities and futures industry, including managing investor investment and redemptions, preparation of monthly account statements, and the annual tax return. Scott Marquiss, CPA, is responsible for the Bayou City Capital account and can be reached at (312) 922-8844.
Legal matters for Bayou City Capital are managed by the San Francisco, CA based law firm of Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP (www.colefrieman.com). Cole-Frieman & Mallon specializes in commodity futures regulation and litigation, managed funds, commodities, securities arbitration and business law. Bart Mallon, Partner, advises Bayou City Capital and can be reached at (415) 868-5345.