David Modiano

David Modiano

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David Modiano is Managing Director of Capital Strategies at Thalēs, a technology-driven derivatives brokerage and capital raising firm servicing institutional market participants. David is a business development professional with expertise in hedge funds and alternative investments’ sourcing and structuring, as well as institutional capital raising in the US, Canada, and Europe. Prior to joining Thalēs, he was a Partner and Head of Business Development at Mill Hill Capital, a New York-based credit hedge fund. Previously, he spent 10 years combined at Investcorp and Lyxor Asset Management where he was second in command in their hedge fund seeding teams. Throughout his career, David negotiated and closed sixteen hedge fund seed deals and drove manager growth.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • At Investcorp and Lyxor, he has personally reviewed, met with or performed in-depth diligence on nearly 1,500 HF managers as a senior investment professional.

  • At Investcorp and Lyxor, he was involved in sourcing, seeding, onboarding and growing early-stage hedge funds as the second in command.

  • He is a graduate of University of Paris I, and holds Series 3, 7, and 63 licenses.

Peter Modiano's Licenses & Certifications

  • FINRA Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent

  • FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representative

  • NFA Series 3 National Commodity Futures

  • FINRA Securities Industry Essentials