Jamie Dinan

Jamie Dinan

Formal First Name
James (Jamie)
1959 - present

Jamie Dinan is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of York Capital Management, a global institutional investment manager headquartered in New York City. He is a well-recognized hedge fund manager who started his career working as an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Dinan subsequently joined Kellner DiLeo in 1985, where he was responsible for investing in risk arbitrage and special situation investments.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • In 1987, Dinan lost his entire $600,000 in savings when the stock market crashed
  • In 1991, he recovered and raised $3.6 million from his former colleagues at DLJ and started his own hedge fund, York Capital
  • In 2014, he purchased a minority stake in the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks.