Global hedge fund specialists Alpha Investment Management appointed Thomas M. Taylor as chief executive officer, president and chief investment officer.
Taylor has over 30 years of experience in the asset management field, including value investing, long-term strategic block investing, domestic and international market neutral strategies, and convertible arbitrage.
Taylor oversaw investments of the Bass family of Fort Worth, Texas, starting in 1978. Prior to this he was with brokerage firm Kidder, Peabody, responsible for arbitrage. He has also been a principal investor through various venture capital and other partnerships.
Taylor has also been chairman of the board and a board member of a number of publicly traded companies in the US and Canada.
By Madhu Kalia
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