Remy W. Trafelet
Remy W. Trafelet is President and Chief Executive Officer of Trafelet & Company, LLC, a New York-based private investment management firm that invests across a broad range of asset classes and industries, including financial services, energy, technology and agriculture.
Mr. Trafelet began his career in 1992 as an analyst at Fidelity Management and Research Company, covering numerous industries including energy, retail, mining, financials and consumer goods. Shortly thereafter he became the youngest portfolio manager at the firm when he was appointed, at 25, to run the Fidelity Select Regional Bank Fund. Under his stewardship the fund rose from seventh to first in its Lipper category.
Following his time at Fidelity, Mr. Trafelet joined hedge fund Bowman Capital Management. There he launched his Delta Funds before leaving to form his own firm, Trafelet Delta Funds, LLC, in 2000. In 2009, Mr. Trafelet spun off the firm’s London operations to form Habrok Capital Management, a long/short equity hedge fund.
Today Mr. Trafelet serves as a Managing Partner of Trafelet Brokaw & Co., a long-term value-based investment firm that manages capital for the firm’s principals and qualified investors. Additionally, he is the chairman of 734 Agriculture, LLC. His other entrepreneurial ventures include HazelTree Treasury Management Solutions, a leading provider of treasury management, data warehousing and data processing services to the asset management industry which he founded in 2009. He currently serves as chairman of the privately-held New York-based company. In addition, he currently serves as a Director and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Alico Inc.
Mr. Trafelet is President of the Trafelet Family Foundation, whose philanthropic efforts focus on improving education and environmental conservation. He is a trustee of Phillips Exeter Academy and serves as chairman of its Investment Committee. Additionally, he is a board member of Children’s Scholarship Fund, an organization dedicated to maximizing educational opportunity for all children. Mr. Trafelet is a member of the Cold Spring Harbor Research Laboratory Investment Committee and a board member of the Boys’ Club of New York and the Museum of the City of New York.
Mr. Trafelet is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and earned an A.B. degree from Dartmouth College, where he graduated with honors and was named a Presidential Scholar. Mr. Trafelet resides in New York City with his three children.