Eric Vincent is president at Sarissa Capital Management. Previously, he was head of business development and investor relations at Mubadala Capital and was the chief executive officer of The Electrum Group LLC.
From 2004 through 2011, he was president of Ospraie Management, an investment firm focused on commodities and basic industries. At Ospraie, he was involved in the creation and capitalization of new investment products and negotiated strategic investments in the firm by Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse.
In that role 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.
In a New York Times story posted Sept. 30 of 2009, MFA chief executive Richard H. Baker was quoted as saying that Vincent's "prescience in pulling together industry leaders and motivating them to get more involved in the legislative process has been a tremendous asset to the entire industry."
During Vincent's tenure at Ospraie, the firm grew rapidly from $1 billion to over $9 billion under management. Also, Vincent helped the creation and capitalization of new investment products and negotiated key strategic investments in the firm by Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse.
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. He is a member of the Economic Club of New York.
Vincent holds a bachelor of arts degree from Williams College and a juris doctor from Harvard Law School.
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