Damon Hoff

Founder and Co-Chief Investment officer, United Kingdom

Damon founded Capricorn Fund Managers Limited in 2003. He is the lead portfolio manager on the Capricorn GEM fund.

Damon began his career with Frankel Pollack Vinderine brokers in 1990 as a trainee portfolio manager and together with senior management, broke away to form Irish, Menell Rosenberg in 1992 where he was instrumental in building it into one of the largest private client portfolio management and broking companies in South Africa. This business was successfully sold to The Appleton Group in 1998.

Following the sale Damon headed up proprietary trading at Appleton, while also launching and managing two in-house hedge funds (1998 – 2002). Damon relocated to London in 2008 to launch the Capricorn GEM Fund LP/Inc.

BA, B.Com (Hons) – 28 years’ industry experience/14 years at Capricorn.