CREF Welcomes Prominent Hedge Fund Manager to Campus

Daniel Lewis

Daniel Lewis of Orange Capital, LLC. is the first to speak in the Real Estate Investments Speaker Series which will welcome a new industry leader in investments each semester. Mr. Lewis is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Orange Capital. The CREF will host a breakfast session for students and faculty with Mr. Lewis on Thursday, October 23. Prior to founding Orange Capital, Mr. Lewis spent 10 years at Citigroup where he was a Director in Citigroup's Global Special Situations, a $5bn proprietary investment group specializing in distressed debt, high yield bonds and value equity. Mr. Lewis has substantial expertise investing in credit and equity markets, including financial restructuring, creditor committee participation, origination and funding of senior secured loans, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Lewis had direct investment experience in U.S., Asia, Europe and Latin America, where he invested in a broad range of industries. He holds a B.S. from Cornell University.