Aaron Stern

Desautels Global Expert; Managing Partner and the Chief Investment Officer of Converium Capital Management
Aaron Stern



Aaron Stern is a Managing Partner and the Chief Investment Officer of Converium Capital Management, a multi-strategy opportunistic investment manager headquartered in Montreal. Converium aims to deliver positive and uncorrelated returns regardless of macroeconomic conditions by investing in distressed and event-driven opportunities globally and across the capital structure. Prior to founding the firm, Aaron was a Partner and Managing Director at Fir Tree Partners, a multi-strategy investment firm founded by Jeffrey Tannenbaum. At Fir Tree, Aaron was responsible for distressed, special situations and event-driven investments globally where he successfully employed his contrarian idea selection in new areas for the firm, including sovereign and municipal debt, emerging markets and engagement opportunities in Europe and Asia. He most recently led an innovative restructuring of Puerto Rico’s Government Development Bank and a campaign to improve governance and shareholder returns at a recently privatized Japanese railway operator. Prior to Fir Tree, Aaron held investment roles at O.S.S. Capital Management and Millennium Management. Before Millennium, he was an investment banking analyst in Credit Suisse’s Leveraged Finance and Restructuring groups. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Commerce, with a Major in Accounting from McGill University.

Specialization by geographical area: 
New York
Desautels Global Experts
Investment Management


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