Nicolas Andine is co-Portfolio Manager at Legatum’s Capital Markets team, responsible with Damien Tran for research and management of Legatum’s investment portfolio. Prior to joining Legatum in 2012, Nicolas started as an investment banker then buy-side analyst at Goldman Sachs in London from 1998 to 2002, as a Portfolio Manager for Deutsche Bank and Gandhara Capital in Tokyo and London from 2002 to 2005, and as CIO and Portfolio Manager for Talaris Capital and StormHarbour Alternative Investments from 2006 to 2012. Nicolas graduated from Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines in France.
Damien Tran is co-Portfolio Manager in Legatum’s Capital Markets team, responsible for research and management of Legatum’s investment portfolio. Prior to joining Legatum in 2012, Damien started as an investment analyst at Merrill Lynch in London in 1999 and then worked for Ziff Brothers Investment and The Children’s Investment Fund before founding his own fund. Damien earned a MSc in Finance from ESSEC Business School in France.
Head of Research
Stuart Murray is Head of Research in Legatum's Capital Markets team, responsible for research and management of Legatum's investment portfolio. Prior to joining in 2009, Stuart held investment research positions with Richard Chandler Corporation in Dubai and Brandes Investment Partners in San Diego. Stuart began his career with Morgan Stanley in New York and San Francisco. Stuart is a CFA charterholder and holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University, an MPhil in Theology and Religious Studies from Cambridge University and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Head of Trading
David Matthew is Head of Trading in Legatum's Capital Markets team. Prior to joining Legatum in 2012, David was the Head of Trading at Montrica Investment Management and the Head of European Trading at TPG-Axon Capital Management. David also worked in various roles at Caxton Europe Asset Management and Deutsche Bank. David is a CFA Charterholder and holds a BA in Economics from the University of California-Irvine.
Vitaliy Elbert is an Associate in Legatum's Capital Markets team, responsible for identifying and researching investment opportunities globally. Prior to joining Legatum, Vitaliy worked as an investment analyst for T. Rowe Price's Emerging Markets team in London where he focused on researching investment opportunities in the natural resources sector. He has also completed a summer internship in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. Vitaliy earned an AB degree in Economics with a Certificate in Finance from Princeton University.
Ishreth Hassen is an Associate at Legatum, responsible for identifying investment opportunities and conducting fundamental research across the globe. Ishreth began his career at Houlihan Lokey in New York, and subsequently in London as an Analyst with their Financial Restructuring Group. Ishreth joined Legatum in April 2010, following several entrepreneurial ventures in Qatar and Sri Lanka. Ishreth holds degrees in Finance and Management Information Systems from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.