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Biography

Reade Griffith is the CIO of Polygon’s European Event-Driven Fund and a co-founder of Tetragon and Head of its Investment Committee.  He was previously the founder and CEO of the European office of Citadel Investment Group.

  • 1983 - 1987

    Harvard College.  Degree in Economics, magna cum laude.

  • 1987 - 1992

    United States Marine Corps.  Left after participating in Operation Desert Storm in Kuwait, as a Captain.

  • 1992 - 1995

    Harvard Law School.  JD cum laude.

  • 1995 - 1998

    Baker, Nye Investments.  Analyst investing for a global merger arbitrage and special situations portfolio.

  • 1998 - 2002

    Citadel Investment Group.  Founder and CEO of the European office of Citadel Investment Group, a multi-strategy hedge fund that he joined in 1998. He was a partner and senior managing director responsible for running the global event driven arbitrage team in Tokyo, London and Chicago.

  • 2002 -

    Co-founded Polygon in 2002 and TFM, the investment manager of Tetragon, in 2005. He is a Principal of TFM, a member of the Tetragon Board of Directors, the Head of TFM’s Investment & Risk Committee, a member of TFM’s Executive Committee, the CIO of Polygon’s European Event Driven Equities strategy, a member of the Investment & Management Committee of TCIP and Tetragon Credit Income II L.P.

  • 2017 -

    Member of the Financial Sector Forum at the Bank of England. Member of Dean’s Advisory Board at Harvard Law School.