Thomas Perfumo

Thomas Perfumo

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Thomas Perfumo is Head of Strategy at Kraken Digital Asset Exchange, one of the world’s longest-standing and most secure crypto platforms. Prior to joining Kraken, he was a Long/Short Equity Analyst at Moore Capital Management, a private investment management firm headquartered in New York City. He provided research coverage on single name stocks, and built and maintained financial models for tracking and forecasting corporate financial performance and valuation.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • He developed expertise in merger arbitrage and special situations, including restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged recapitalizations, spin-offs, REIT conversions, and more.

  • He performed governance analysis for over 400 companies, tracking director nomination windows for potential activist targets.

  • He also provided research and recommendations in connection with direct- and co-invest opportunities in a generalist capacity.