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Ford Donohue, CFA

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Biography

Ford Donohue, CFA, joined Homrich Berg in 2014 and is currently a director leading research and due diligence efforts in both hedge funds and equities. He is the president and a portfolio manager of the Peachtree Alternative Strategies Fund, a fund of hedge funds originally created internally for HB clients who do not pay additional fees to utilize the fund. In his role as president, Donohue is in charge of managing the day-to-day operations of the fund. As portfolio manager, he leads the effort to source new investment ideas and leads the due diligence efforts on potential and existing portfolio investments. He has extensive experience in analyzing the various hedge fund strategies in which HB invests, including equity long/short, credit, macro, structured credit, and multi-strategy funds, among others. In addition to managing hedge fund investments, Donohue leads research and due diligence of both domestic and international equities. He covers both ETF and mutual fund investments in addition to managing a single stock portfolio. He is also extensively involved in the development of the firm’s long-term strategic portfolio construction and risk management process. Donohue began his career at Citigroup Global Markets with experience on both equity derivatives and fixed income markets. He earned a bachelor of business administration in finance and a bachelor of science in mathematics from the University of Georgia. He is a member of CFA Institute and CFA Society Atlanta.

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