Jacob Doft

Jacob Doft

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Jacob Doft is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Portfolio Manager of Highline Capital, a New York-based investment management firm, where he is responsible for overseeing the investment activities of the firm. Under his leadership, Highline focuses on complex long and short investment opportunities in the public and private equity markets. Prior to co-founding Highline in 1995, he was a financial analyst at the now-defunct Gleacher & Company, where he gained first-hand experience in handling mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, and private equity investments. Doft also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Ramaz School and Golden Arrow.

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