Our Team

Investment Professionals

  • Steven M. Augarten

    San Francisco (Real Estate)

    Mr. Augarten joined us in 2014. Previously, Mr. Augarten was a director at Tishman Speyer Properties. Mr. Augarten graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in Economics.

  • Prateek S. Bhide

    San Francisco (Credit)

    Mr. Bhide joined us in 2013. Previously, Mr. Bhide worked as an investment banking analyst in Restructuring & Reorganization at The Blackstone Group. Mr. Bhide graduated summa cum laude and was elected Beta Gamma Sigma from the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School and a B.A.S. in Biomedical Science from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

  • Antenor Camargo

    São Paulo

    Mr. Camargo joined us in 2011. Previously, Mr. Camargo worked as an investment banking analyst at Banco Credit Suisse (Brasil) S.A. Prior to that, he worked as an investment banking analyst at Banco Morgan Stanley S.A. Mr. Camargo graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).

  • J. Nicholas Carbone

    San Francisco (Real Estate)

    Mr. Carbone joined us in 2014. Previously, Mr. Carbone worked as a financial analyst at Eastdil Secured. Prior to that, Mr. Carbone was a financial analyst in the real estate investment banking group at Lazard Frères & Co. LLC. Mr. Carbone graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management.

  • Michael D. Dechert

    San Francisco (Equities)

    Mr. Dechert joined us in 2014.  Previously, Mr. Dechert worked as a private equity associate at Hellman & Friedman and as an investment banking analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Morgan Stanley.  Mr. Dechert graduated summa cum laude from Duke University where he received a B.S. in Economics with High Distinction, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

  • Mino Encarnacion

    Singapore

    Mr. Encarnacion joined us in 2009. Previously, Mr. Encarnacion worked in Singapore as a Director at Merrill Lynch’s Credit and Illiquid Risks Structuring Group, a Director at Framework Capital Solutions and a Director at the Legal and Compliance Department of Credit Suisse First Boston. Prior to moving to Singapore, Mr. Encarnacion practiced law in New York where he was an associate at Clifford Chance Rogers & Wells, working in the Global Structured Products Group. Mr. Encarnacion graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Law with an LL.B. and with a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from the University of the Philippines, School of Economics.

  • Varun N. Gehani

    San Francisco (Equities)

    Mr. Gehani joined us in 2011. Previously, Mr. Gehani worked as an investment banking analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Gehani graduated with Distinction from Cornell University as a Banner Bearer for the College of Arts & Sciences and as a Merrill Presidential Scholar, finishing in the top 1% of his class with a B.A. in Economics.

  • Gregory J. Hayday

    London

    Mr. Hayday joined us in 2013. Prior to joining, Mr. Hayday worked as a private equity analyst at The Blackstone Group and as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in London. Mr. Hayday graduated with a B.A./M.A. in Chemistry from Oxford University.

  • Andrew Hung

    San Francisco (Equities)

    Mr. Hung joined us in 2012. Previously, Mr. Hung worked as an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Hung graduated with a B.A. in Economics and an M.S. in Financial Mathematics from Stanford University, where he received the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for Scholastic Achievement.

  • Eijiro Imai

    Tokyo

    Mr. Imai joined us in 2013 as an investment professional.  Previously, Mr. Imai worked as a senior associate at Bain Capital in Boston and Tokyo.  Prior to Bain, Mr. Imai worked as an associate attorney at Nishimura & Asahi in Tokyo.  Mr. Imai received an LL.B. from The University of Tokyo, and an MBA and M.S. in Environment and Resources from Stanford University.

  • Gregory A. Lassman

    London

    Mr. Lassman joined us in 2012 and is a Member of Farallon Capital Europe LLP. Prior to joining, Mr. Lassman worked as an analyst for Centaurus Capital in London. Mr. Lassman graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science, with an M.Sc. in Applicable Mathematics and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Economics.

  • Nicholas Lenicheck

    Singapore

    Mr. Lenicheck joined us in 2013.  Previously, Mr. Lenicheck was an emerging markets equity analyst with Tudor Investment Corporation in Singapore and an associate with Tudor Growth Equity in Boston. Prior to Tudor, Mr. Lenicheck worked as an investment banking analyst with C.W. Downer & Co. Mr. Lenicheck graduated cum laude from Harvard College with an A.B. in Government and received his M.B.A., with Distinction, from INSEAD.

  • Ignacio Lopez-Garrastazu Torrens

    London

    Mr. Lopez-Garrastazu joined us in 2011 and is a Member of Farallon Capital Europe LLP. Prior to joining, Mr. Lopez-Garrastazu worked as an equity analyst at Aedos Advisers and as an investment banking associate at Goldman Sachs in London. Mr. Lopez-Garrastazu graduated from ICADE, Spain, with an M.S. in Management and Finance.

  • Marco Mordehachvili

    São Paulo

    Mr. Mordehachvili joined us in 2014. Previously, Mr. Mordehachvili worked as a private equity analyst at Gávea Investimentos. Mr. Mordehachvili graduated magna cum laude from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, finishing in the top 1% of the class.

  • Jennifer A. Puricelli

    San Francisco (Real Estate)

    Ms. Puricelli joined us in 1999. Prior to joining, Ms. Puricelli was an analyst at Gate Capital, where she was responsible for financial analysis and due diligence on various real estate transactions. Ms. Puricelli graduated with a B.S. in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University.

  • Samia M. Rashed

    San Francisco (Real Estate)

    Ms. Rashed joined us in 1994. Prior to joining, Ms. Rashed worked as a certified public accountant at Ernst & Young, LLP and Spicer & Oppenheim. Ms. Rashed graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Accounting from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.

  • Jonathan G. Reef

    San Francisco (Credit)

    Mr. Reef joined us in 2013. Previously, Mr. Reef worked as an investment banking analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Reef graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School and a B.A. in Economics from The College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Joseph Wharton Scholar, a Benjamin Franklin Scholar and elected to Beta Gamma Sigma.

  • Michael F. Selz

    New York (Equities)

    Mr. Selz joined us in 2005. Previously, Mr. Selz worked for twenty years as a business journalist, the last twelve as a staff reporter at The Wall Street Journal, where he covered growth companies and entrepreneurs. Mr. Selz graduated from the University of South Florida with a B.A. in Journalism.

  • Daniel S. Short

    San Francisco (Credit)

    Mr. Short joined us in 2014.  Previously, Mr. Short worked as a generalist investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Short graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma.

  • Michael J. Stein

    San Francisco (Arbitrage)

    Mr. Stein joined us in 2007. From 2005-2007, Mr. Stein was an analyst in the restructuring group of Rothschild Inc. in New York. Mr. Stein graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

  • John Stover

    Singapore

    Mr. Stover joined us in 2007. Prior to joining, Mr. Stover attended Princeton University and graduated With Honors with an A.B. in Sociology and a Certificate in Environmental Studies.

  • Joshua S. Sweren

    San Francisco (Equities)

    Mr. Sweren joined us in 2011. Previously, Mr. Sweren worked as an analyst at CPMG, Inc. Mr. Sweren graduated summa cum laude from Yale College with a B.A. in Economics & Mathematics. He is also a CFA charterholder.

  • Russell Tan

    Singapore

    Mr. Tan joined us in February of 2016. Previously, Mr. Tan was a Director in the Corporate Development and M&A group at SunEdison Inc. in Singapore. Prior to SunEdison, Mr. Tan worked in investment banking as an associate at Goldman Sachs in Singapore, and also as an analyst at Deutsche Bank in Singapore. Mr. Tan graduated summa cum laude and as the valedictorian of his graduating class from Singapore Management University with a Bachelor of Business Management.

  • NgeeKuan Teo

    Singapore

    Mr. Teo joined us in 2013. Previously, Mr. Teo was a senior analyst at Tudor Investment Corporation in Singapore. Prior to Tudor, Mr. Teo worked as an investment associate at Ramius Capital in the Asia Special Situations Group in Hong Kong, as an analyst at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong, and as an analyst at UBS in New York. Mr. Teo graduated magna cum laude from the Wharton School and School of Engineering & Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics and a B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Callixte Tillette de Clermont-Tonnerre

    London

    Mr. Tillette de Clermont-Tonnerre joined us in 2014.  Prior to joining, Mr. Tillette de Clermont-Tonnerre worked as a Managing Director at the Royal Bank of Scotland and a Vice President at Morgan Stanley in London. Mr. Tillette de Clermont-Tonnerre graduated with a B.Sc. Economics from University of Paris IX Dauphine, a M.Sc. International Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and a M.Phil. Economics from Darwin College, Cambridge University.

     

  • Felipe Villar

    São Paulo

    Mr. Villar joined us in 2013, having been an analyst intern since 2012. Mr. Villar graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA).

  • Arsani H. William

    San Francisco (Arbitrage)

    Dr. William joined us in 2016. Dr. William graduated with an M.D. from Harvard Medical School, where he was a Gerald S. Foster Scholar. He went on to receive his M.B.A from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He holds a B.S. with Honors in Biology from Stanford University.

  • Darren Xu

    San Francisco (Equities)

    Mr. Xu joined us in 2014. Previously, Mr. Xu worked as an investment banking analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Citigroup. Mr. Xu graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School and a B.A.S. in Computer Science from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Henry Yan

    San Francisco (Arbitrage)

    Mr. Yan joined us in 2013. Previously, Mr. Yan worked as a business analyst at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Yan graduated magna cum laude with an A.B. in Physics from Harvard College.

  • Zichao Zhang

    Hong Kong

    Mr. Zhang joined us in 2014.  Previously, Mr. Zhang worked as a private equity investment professional at KKR in Beijing.  Prior to KKR, Mr. Zhang worked as an investment banking analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Lazard Frères & Co. LLC in New York.  Mr. Zhang graduated with a B.A. in Management from Renmin University of China and received his M.P.A. with a concentration in Finance from Cornell University.