In 2005, Anthony Scaramucci founded the investment management firm SkyBridge Capital. It was the culmination of 15 years in the industry that began at Goldman Sachs. Since then, Anthony and his team have weathered the ups and downs of the financial markets to turn SkyBridge into one of the industry’s leading firms specializing in fund of hedge funds products and hedge fund advisory solutions.
In this episode, Anthony talks about his career in the investment management industry and some of the lessons he learned along the way. He discusses the impact of getting fired from his first job at Goldman Sachs, reveals a key piece of advice that led him to start his first investment management firm, and explains the importance of striving to have best-practice operations. He also talks about establishing a compliance-first culture, maintaining a strong team over an extended period of time, and the importance of creating a broad professional network.
Anthony wraps up the discussion with a few stories about his renown SALT Conference, and his firm’s new initiatives for responding to the limitations of Covid by creating SALT Talks, an ongoing series of digital interviews with the world’s foremost investors, creators and thinkers. To hear these complimentary interviews, please visit the SALT Talks website.