General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 27, 2015

Hedging Duration Risk When Investing in Closed-End Funds

Robinson, James
James C. Robinson is the CEO and Chief Investment Officer who oversees the day-to-day operations and activities of Robinson Capital Management, LLC. Founded in December 2012, Robinson Capital Management, LLC is an independent investment adviser focused on wealth preservation for institutions, family offices and high-net-worth individuals. The firm specializes in developing alternative value investing strategies, particularly through closed-end funds, that pursue the generation of higher cash flow yields than, and have lower correlations with, stock and bond markets. Prior to founding Robinson Capital Management, LLC in 2012, Mr. Robinson was Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Telemus Capital Partners, LLC and its subsidiary Beacon Asset Management, LLC. Earlier, Mr. Robinson served for five years as the Chairman and CEO of Munder Capital Management and President of the Munder Funds. From 1987 to 1999, Mr. Robinson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income with Munder Capital Management. Mr. Robinson holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as a BBS in finance and economics from Wayne State University. Profile
TWST: Tell us a little bit about Robinson Capital.

Mr. Robinson: I founded Robinson Capital in 2012. I think some background up to that point would be helpful.