David Simon Twin Capital
David Simon is an award-winning hedge fund manager who serves as the managing member of Twin Capital Management as well as the CEO and CIO of its affiliate firm, Twin Securities. Since launching Twin Capital Management in 1988, David Simon has received multiple HFM U.S. Performance Awards for his work in event-driven strategies. Prior to launching Twin Capital, Mr. Simon was the head of research for the risk arbitrage firm Mercury Securities, where he also established his own trading account. The 1987 stock market crash presented him with an opportunity to generate profits for his account, ultimately leading him to launch his own firm. In addition to his experience in the financial sector, he worked briefly as a corporate lawyer in the early 1980s. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Miami Law School and earned a bachelor's degree magna cum laude in finance and accounting from Muhlenberg College. Apart from his professional pursuits, he runs his own charitable foundation and has co-founded fundraising golf outings and co-sponsors the Solving Kids Cancer annual charity dinner.