General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 1, 2013

An Investment Focus on Capital Preservation

DeCaprio, Peter
Peter DeCaprio co-founded Crow Point Partners in 2006, and he serves as the firm’s Head of Trading, and is a Co-Portfolio Manager on the Crow Point Defined Risk Global Equity Income fund, the EAS Crow Point Alternatives Fund and other private L.P. vehicles. Previously, Mr. DeCaprio worked at Evergreen Investments as a senior analyst covering the utility, telecommunications and media sectors. Prior to Evergreen, Mr. DeCaprio was a senior equity analyst at Thomas Weisel Partners. He has also worked as an analyst at BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Dillon Read and Co. Inc., Houlihan Lokey Howard and Zukin, and TIAA-CREF. He is a graduate of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, where he received his MBA, and Tufts University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree. Profile
Tuttle, Andrew
Andrew Tuttle is Crow Point Partners’ Senior Analyst, covering all sectors, and has more than 10 years investment experience in investment banking, distressed debt and equity research. Previously, he worked at Cantor Fitzgerald, Jefferies & Co., Thomas Weisel Partners and First Union National Bank. He is a graduate of Columbia University, where he received his MBA, and the College of William and Mary, where he received a Bachelor of Arts. Profile
TWST: Can you begin with a brief introduction to Crow Point, including some highlights from the firm’s history and a bit about each of your roles there?

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