J. Kyle Bass

Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Hayman Capital Management LP

J. Kyle Bass

J. Kyle Bass

Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Hayman Capital Management LP

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Hayman Capital Management LP
Hayman Woods LLC

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Professional at Oscar Mike Games LLC

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Founder at Carlson Capital LP

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Former Executive Director & Equity Portfolio Manager at Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

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Former Fund Advisor at Highside Capital Management LP

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Former Chief Executive Officer & CIO at UTIMCO

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Managing Director & Principal at Pointer Management LLC

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Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Member at Hayman Woods LLC

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Senior Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer at UTIMCO

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Managing Director-Real Return at UTIMCO

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Managing Director-Risk Management at UTIMCO

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J. Kyle Bass
Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Hayman Capital Management LP
BBA in Finance & Real Estate Finance with Honors
Class of 1992

Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas. The campus is located on 272 acres (1.10 km2) about three miles (8 km) from downtown Fort Worth. TCU is affiliated with, but not governed by, the Disciples of Christ. Its mascot is the "horned frog", and women's teams are known as the Lady Frogs. For most varsity sports TCU competes in the Big 12 conference of the NCAA's Division I. The university enrolls around 9,725 students, with 8,456 being undergraduates. As of October 2011, TCU's total endowment was $1.2 billion.

Career History
Founder & Chief Investment Officer
2005 - Current

Hayman Capital Management's primary investment strategy focuses on the use of special situation and event-driven investments. Depending on the client's investment objectives, the firm may invest in any type of asset, including swaps, options, futures, commodities, currencies, distressed debt, and other types of equity and fixed-income securities. Hayman generally does not invest directly in real estate.

2007 - ?

Part of Woods Capital Management LLC, Hayman Woods LLC is an American company located in Dallas, TX, that provides investment advice.

Senior Managing Director
? - 2001

Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc. is a global investment banking, securities trading and brokerage firm located in New York City with additional offices in Dallas, Boston and San Francisco. The firm is a subsidiary Bear Sterns Cos., Inc. (NYSE: BSC).Their equity research team consists of senior analysts located throughout the world. In addition to domestic coverage, they have research teams focusing on Latin America, Asia and Europe. The analysts use a bottom-up approach to stock selection.The Bear Stearns fixed-income research department provides coverage of every sector of the fixed-income universe.The financial analytics and structured transactions group (F.A.S.T) provides investment research, fixed-income portfolio management and analytical systems, trading technology and general financial expertise. The group also provides a broad range of services to financial institutions including asset-liability management, balance sheet restructuring, receivables-based financing analysis, security and portfolio analysis, peer analysis, and historical and real-time market-based information.

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Public Information Geologist at The University of Texas at Austin


Senator from Texas


Former Governor of Texas

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Hayman Mortgage Credit Partners LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Japan Macro Opportunities Partners LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Hayman Capital Partners LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Blockchain Luxembourg SA is an investment holding company with interest in cryptocurrencies sector. The company was founded by Peter Smith, Ben Reeves, and Nicolas Cary on September 11, 2014 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

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Predata, Inc. engages in the provision of research analytical services. Its platform provides users with quantitative measurements of digital concern and predictive indicators for different types of risk events for any given country or topic. The company was founded by James J. Shinn in 2015 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Awards & Honors
Hedge Fund Journal - Tomorrow's Titans
Tiger 21 Group Meetings

Darden, TN
6th Annual University of Virginia Investing Conference

Five years after the financial bubble burst, politics and policy shape the industry more than ever before. With the stroke of a pen, regulators can change the global investing landscape, making it difficult to predict what's next in macroeconomics. While keeping an eye on broad, macro issues, the 6th annual University of Virginia Investing Conference (UVIC) will add micro insights to inform actionable strategies for asset allocation, investment selection and risk management. Industry experts from around the world, hosted by Darden's top-ranked faculty, will also probe innovations and ideas that could lead to the next big thing - and the next big investment opportunity.

New York City, NY
6th Annual New York Value Investing Congress

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