Jonathan Lourie

Firm: Cheyne Capital
City: London
2008 Age: 46
2008 Assets Under Management (AUM): $11 Billion

Jonathan Lourie graduated from Dartmouth College Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude in 1983. He went on to work for Morgan Stanley where he focused on the management of convertible bonds.

Along with Stuart Fiertz, Lourie founded London based Cheyne Capital in 1999. Cheyne Capital has grown to be among Europe’s largest hedge fund management groups.

Cheyne Capital specializes in corporate credit, event-driven, equity and equity-linked investing.

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