Jim Neumann

Jim Neumann

Neumann is chief investment officer at Sussex Partners. Prior to Sussex, he was founder and managing partner of BN Capital, a structured credit alternative asset manager. As part of that effort Neumann was also a board member, head of capital markets, and principal at Vendor Assistance Program, a FinTech firm providing funding to vendors getting paid late by US government entities (beginning with Illinois). Prior to that, he ran North Fork Capital, a hedge fund advisory firm after leaving Ramius Capital, where he was managing director and co-head of investments at Ramius Alternative Solutions LLC, which began as a joint venture between Ramius Capital Group and Unicredit/Hypovereinsbank (HVB). At Ramius he served on the Investment Management Committee and was also responsible for underlying manager selection, due diligence, and portfolio and risk management activities. Additionally, he was responsible for major institutional client relationships including a $1 billion co-managed fund with Unicredit/HVB. Prior to the joint partnership, he was managing director, CEO and CIO at HVB Alternative Advisors with similar duties, working on both the buy and sell sides of the securities industry for fifteen years, primarily in fixed income trading/portfolio management.
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Avoiding the distraction of ‘shiny things’ in prudent alternatives investing

Actively managed alternative investments, and hedge funds in particular have been enjoying a period of solid performance of late. Whilst…

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