A career in the hedge fund management industry might not be everyone’s choice, but that is what Gareth Henry chose to pursue. As a graduate of actuarial mathematics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, his journey to greatness has never stopped since he graduated in 2000.
With a wealth of experience, Gareth Henry began his career at Watson Wyatt in management research before he joined Schroders, a money management firm in the U.K. Here, he became the multi-asset group product manager.
In 2007, Gareth Henry left the company for one of the leading U.S asset manager, Fortress Investment where he aided in marketing. Dedicated to his work, his determination drove him to become the managing director for the company. Charged with raising capital for various markets including African, Middle Eastern, and the European markets, he only proved that the task was meant for him for he was phenomenal at it.
Gareth’s achievements at Fortress Investments encompasses the establishment of significant ties to state wealth funds, insurance companies, and pension funds to name a few. Apart from overseeing every aspect of marketing in the firm, he also implemented sales strategies for both consulting and the institutional relationships involving the company’s hedge fund, private equity, and credit as well as the fixed income businesses.
As a seasoned executive who has amassed deep knowledge and experience with global investor relations, it is no surprise that Angelo, Gordon & Co., an investment firm based in the New York appointed Gareth Henry as the Managing Director and the Global Head of Investor Relations in early 2016.
That Gareth is dedicated to ensuring all the client needs are met is no surprise. He holds a drive that motivates the growth and the continuous build on investor relations foundation every investment company looks at establishing. His skills, as noted by the officials at Angelo, Gordon would further bolden the world-class team the company has assembled over the years.
While joining the company from Fortress Investment Group, Gareth Henry couldn’t hide his excitement. He stated that Angelo, Gordon possessed a well-earned reputation in the industry in terms of delivering substantial returns across the market cycles along with strategies.
Angelo, Gordon & Co. is privately held and was founded in 1988. It manages funds involving credit, private equity, and real estate investments. It has other offices in the U.S, Europe, and Asia.