Daniel S. Loeb, CEO, founded Third Point in 1995 and leads portfolio management, risk management and research activities.
Before founding Third Point, Mr. Loeb worked on both the buy and the sell sides for over a decade, gaining dedicated experience in distressed debt, high-yield bond sales, risk arbitrage, and private investments. He built a network of resources and gained an understanding of the investment spectrum that provides significant yields for his investors today.
Immediately before starting Third Point, Mr. Loeb was Vice-President of high-yield bond sales at Citigroup. Previously, he was a Senior Vice-President in the distressed debt department at Jefferies & Co., where he worked as a bankruptcy analyst, bank loan trader, and as a distressed securities salesman. Before Jefferies, he was a risk arbitrage Analyst at Lafer Equity Investors. He began his career as an Associate in private equity at Warburg Pincus. Mr. Loeb graduated from Columbia University with an A.B. in economics.