David is the CIO and CEO of Alpha Leonis Partners AG. Prior to forming the firm, he served as the CIO at Falcon Private Bank Ltd (2010 to 2017). Prior to that, David was the founding member and Managing Director at AIG Global Investment Corp.’s Alternative Investments, where he led several innovative multibillion transactions including private equity securitizations, PE secondaries, and the creation of various global strategy specific private equity platforms. He was instrumental in growing the firm’s alternative external client base to over $17bn from $0 in 2000. Further, he has been a Board Director on over 20 private and public company boards and throughout his history invested in excess of $500m in over 30 direct investments including LBO transactions and venture/growth transactions. He brings more than three decades of experience and expertise in private equity and hedge funds and public capital markets.
He holds a J.D. degree from Brooklyn Law School and a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Delaware, USA.