NEW YORK, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tremblant Capital Group ("Tremblant"), a global asset management firm founded in 2001, specializing in long/short and long-only equity investing, today announced that Daniel Waters has joined the company as a Partner and Co-President. In this newly created role, Mr. Waters will join both the Management & Investment/Risk Committees, and will directly oversee Tremblant's client activities.
"I have known Dan both personally and professionally for over 10 years, and we are excited to add his wealth of investment management expertise to the Tremblant team. Dan's extensive experience will enhance our world-class firm and enable us to build upon our strong fifteen-year track record of investment performance and our success in partnering with our investors," said Brett Barakett, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of Tremblant Capital.
"I look forward to working closely with Dan as he brings a tremendous amount of knowledge of the asset management business with him. Having Dan join the firm is part of our continual effort to deepen our bench, maximize Brett's and the other Partners' time to focus on investment decisions, and further institutionalize our business," said Jim Eckert, Co-President and Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining Tremblant, Mr. Waters was Co-Chief Executive Officer and a Partner at FrontPoint Partners, L.P., a global alternative asset manager. Before FrontPoint, Mr. Waters was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, having served in a variety of senior positions, including Head of U.S. Institutional and Absolute Return Strategies Distribution and Co-Head of Morgan Stanley Investment Management's Global Portfolio Solutions Group. He also helped to spearhead the development of Morgan Stanley's Wealth management Services business. Mr. Waters earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowdoin College.
About Tremblant Capital Group:
Tremblant Capital Group is a global asset management firm founded in 2001. The firm specializes in long/short and long-only equity investing with an emphasis on identifying and evaluating consequential changes within companies, and utilizes deep fundamental research to uncover investments that are trading at a material dislocation from fair value. Tremblant is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Registered Investment Adviser, and is a Qualified Professional Asset Manager under ERISA.
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