Michael Kao is the Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager of Kao Family Office. He started the family office in 2019 following 17 years of running an opportunistic, value-driven investment strategy at Akanthos Capital Management. With more than 25 years of experience in the investment industry, Kao has analyzed, devised, and implemented trading strategies in a convertible and capital structure arbitrage, merger arbitrage, standalone, and option strategies. He also focused on firm-wide portfolio hedges using index options, interest rate instruments, currency options, and commodity options.
2002 - 2018
1993 - 1995