Tue, Jan 27, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Hedge Fund industry veteran Todd Groome joins independent director services firm Highwater

Monday, January 07, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - Former Chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and hedge fund industry veteran, Todd Groome, joins the Highwater Group. As an addition to the specialist corporate governance team at Highwater, Mr. Groome contributes significantly to the depth of the firm’s director bench.

Mr. Groome has 28 years of experience in international financial markets, working in both public and private sectors and across geographies. As with Highwater founding partner Gary Linford, Mr. Groome has worked in the Americas, Europe and Asia, and is comfortable with the differing cultures and business practices of these regions.

Prior to his four years (2009 – 2012) as AIMA Chairman, where he represented the hedge fund industry globally, Mr. Groome was an advisor on financial markets to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for over five years, was an investment banker for more than 13 years, and practiced law in Washington DC for five years. Most recently, he has been a Senior Advisor to Albourne Partners, and advised a start-up hedge fund during its successful launch in 2011. While at the IMF, he worked with G7 and G20 financial regulators and policy officials on hedge funds, private equity and related financial market issues.

Mr. Groome has a law degree from University of Virginia, an MBA from London Business School, and an economics degree from Randolph-Macon College, and is a Visiting Scholar at Wharton Business School.

Mr. Linford welcomed Mr. Groome to Highwater: “I am thrilled that Todd has elected to join us and reinforce the confidence many have in the Highwater approach to corporate governance. We continue to add selectively to our small group of highly experienced individuals, and we are delighted that Highwater continues to attract such high calibre professionals as Todd”.

Highwater provides independent director services and other corporate governance services to hedge funds and global investment managers through the appointment of experienced, professional and truly independent directors. www.highwater.ky

Press release

Bg

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - U.S. investors favor currency hedged Europe ETFs as euro tumbles, Quants win back investors as Swiss franc fuels volatility gains, David Einhorn's $7bn hedge fund is loading up on this stock, Hedge fund BlueMountain Capital unveils Ocwen Financial short, claims default on notes[more]

    U.S. investors favor currency hedged Europe ETFs as euro tumbles From Reuters.com: U.S. investors stung by the falling euro who want to stay invested in Europe are turning to exchange-traded funds designed to strip out the impact of the region's currency. The biggest among so-called "cur

  2. News Briefs - Millennials use tech tools to jump into investing, Winklevoss twins to launch bitcoin exchange with FDIC insured deposits, Robertson’s legacy from hedge funds to New Zealand, Real estate managers exploring smaller open-end funds[more]

    Millennials use tech tools to jump into investing It is the Facebookification of monetary investing. From social networking platforms that enable young investors to stick to every other's stock-picking mojo, to internet sites for initially-timers hungry for a piece of the Silicon Valley

  3. Top performing private equity firms you should invest in[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Professor Oliver Gottschalg of Paris-based HEC Business School, also known as Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris has released his annual ranking of the top performing private equity firms. The 2014 HEC-DowJones Private Equity Performance Ranking

  4. Comment - Why invest in hedge funds if they don't outperform the market?[more]

    From Forbes.com: Hedge funds have always been a bit exotic and an enigma to some, but bottom line they are supposed to produce good returns using a range of strategies including global macro, event driven and relative value (arbitrage). And, sophisticated or high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) could

  5. Owen Li 'truly sorry' for blowing up $100m of hedge fund’s assets[more]

    From CNBC.com: A hedge fund manager told clients he is "truly sorry" for losing virtually all their money. Owen Li, the founder of Canarsie Capital in New York, said Tuesday he had lost all but $200,000 of the firm's capital—down from the roughly $100 million it ran as of late March. "I take r