Arthur J. Holly

Arthur J. Holly

Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Holly is the Chief Investment Officer for Persimmon Capital Management and manages the investment team including the investment research process and asset management strategies for the firm.  He has 30+ years of progressive experience managing hedge fund assets, structuring alternative strategy vehicles, conducting extensive due diligence and developing asset allocation policy.  Prior to joining Persimmon in 2014, Mr. Holly was the Head of Investment Solutions, North America, for the Man Group, plc, a $60 billion asset management firm specializing in alternative investment strategies.  His other responsibilities at Man included Head of Portfolio Management, North America, and he was a member of the Global Asset Allocation and the Global Product and Portfolio Boards.  Prior to Man he was the Director of Hedge Fund Development for Merrill Lynch where his team managed $25 billion in hedge fund and related assets.  Mr. Holly previously managed his own long/short equity strategy at Athena Securities for a decade and also headed the Event Driven Desk for Banc of America Securties and was a proprietary trader for T.C. Management Partners and Union Bank of Switzerland in both long/short equities and credit instruments.  Mr. Holly is a graduate of Villanova University with a Finance degree and a minor in Computer Science.