European Forager Strategy
Total AUM (as at 28.08.2020)
Combined years of experience
Rob joined Polar Capital in June 2003 as a Fund Manager to launch the Polar Capital European Small Companies team. Rob has been investing on a long/short basis in European small companies since January 1999 when he was a founder employee at Ennismore Fund Management.
Michael joined Polar Capital in April 2003 as Operations Manager where he further developed and managed the trade support, investment compliance, performance and risk management functions. He joined the European team in October 2005 where he has focused on company research and idea generation. Prior to joining Polar Capital he gained five years' audit and accounting experience with Deloitte & Touche in the Cape Town, San Francisco and Dublin offices.
Ali joined Polar Capital in 2007 as part of the Operations team and subsequently from 2009 worked as a Macro Analyst for the Discovery Fund, responsible for global macroeconomic research and analysis with a particular focus on the G10 currency space. He then joined the European team in 2012 as an Investment Analyst with a focus on company research and financial modeling. Prior to joining Polar Capital, he was with HSBC as a graduate recruit in their Corporate, Investment Banking and Markets division.
Daniel joined Polar Capital in 2014 as an Investment Analyst on the European team, with a focus on company research and financial modelling. Prior to joining Polar Capital, he was an Associate with The Carlyle Group's private equity real estate multi-manager, Metropolitan Real Estate, in their New York office. Whilst at Metropolitan, Daniel was responsible for analysing current and prospective investments. Previously, Daniel worked at Ernst & Young in London for three years as a graduate recruit in Assurance Asset Management, where he covered asset managers, hedge funds and private equity clients.