Eric Vincent joined The Electrum Group in November 2012, bringing with him over 17 years of experience building, growing and managing alternative asset management firms. Vincent previously served as President of Ospraie Management, an investment firm focused on commodities and basic industries. Vincent joined Ospraie in 2004 and was integral in helping drive the firm’s long term strategy and its growth from $1 billion to over $9 billion under management. In that time, Vincent was involved in the successful creation and capitalization of new investment products and negotiated key strategic investments in the firm by Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse. From 2007 through October 2009, Vincent served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Managed Funds Association, the leading trade association representing the U.S. hedge fund industry. As Chairman, he served as an industry liaison to Office of the Treasury, Federal Reserve, Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and Congressional representatives focused on regulatory oversight of the financial services industry. Prior to joining Ospraie, Vincent was Chief Operating Officer at RHG Capital, L.P. Previously, he was a partner at Omega Advisors, Inc. Vincent began his career as an attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Vincent was previously a member of the Global Markets Advisory Committee of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and a member of the Investor Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.Vincent is a member of the Economic Club of New York. Vincent is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Tintina Resources Inc. (TSX.V: TAU).
Nov 2012 - Present
Chief Executive Officer
The Electrum Group LLC
The Electrum Group LLC is a private investment firm founded in 2012, with roots dating back twenty years. It is led by Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan, one of the world's leading natural resources entrepreneurs and investors. Kaplan, an Oxford-educated historian, applies his deep understanding of market behavior to forecast developing trends, uniquely combining a top-down and bottom-up approach to investing in the natural resources sector. He has used this strategy to successfully allocate his own capital since the early 1990s.