Reade Griffith

Reade Griffith

Formal First Name

Reade Griffith is the Founding Partner and Senior Managing Director of Polygon Global Partners. In this role, he is responsible for running the Global Event-Driven arbitrage team in Tokyo, London, and Chicago. He also serves as the CIO of the firm’s European Event-Driven Equities strategy, in addition to other roles. Prior to this, Griffith served as CEO of the European office of Citadel Investment Group, a multi-strategy hedge fund he founded in 1998.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Reade began his career in finance at Baker, Nye, where he was an analyst working on an arbitrage and special situations portfolio
  • He is a member of Tetragon’s Board of Directors, the head of Tetragon's investment manager’s Investment Committee and Risk Committee.
  • He is currently a member of the Financial Sector Forum at the Bank of England and the Dean’s Advisory Board at Harvard Law School
  • He also served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and left as a Captain following the 1991 Gulf War