Asymmetric investments sourced from developed midmarkets

Mara River is a Dallas based investment firm launched in 2019. Our mission is to capture the dynamic potential of small to midcap equities without the typical volatility.

We conduct original research at scale to identify high potential investments in developed markets, applying our hedge fund background and cross-asset class risk management expertise to deliver asymmetric, uncorrelated returns with low volatility.

Co-Managing Partner & CIO

Richard co-founded Mara River Capital in 2018. He was previously a senior analyst at King Street Capital, a ~$20 billion multistrategy hedge fund which he joined in 2005. At King Street, Richard covered a wide range of industries and played a key role in building King Street’s European analyst team.

Prior to joining King Street, he worked as an analyst on the propriety trading desk at Nomura, having joined in 2003 from E&Y. Richard began his career in 1998 working for the restructuring division of Arthur Andersen (acquired by EY), where his work included the direct supervision of operating businesses. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance 1st Class from the University of Warwick.

Co‑Managing Partner & Head of Risk & Trading

Oliver cofounded Mara River Capital in 2018. He previously ran the European office for Panning Capital Management, with a focus on trading macro credit, distressed and value style equities. Oliver joined Panning in 2014 from Lucidus Capital, where he traded European banks, sovereigns, index and options.

Prior to moving to Lucidus in 2011, he worked alongside Mr. Evans for three years at King Street as a senior trader. Oliver began his career on the structured credit trading desk at Merrill Lynch in 2002, market making and proprietary trading across a range of products. He received a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Cambridge on scholarship.

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