Principal and Founder: Robert Cook
Strategy Focus: Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Private Credit, Real Estate, Direct Deals
Geographic Coverage: Europe, North America, Australia
Robert Cook | CEO
Robert Cook is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cook Capital Group LLC. Mr. Cook spearheads Cook Capital Group’s capital raising efforts with a focus on international institutional investors.
Prior to Cook Capital Group, Mr. Cook spent 17 years at AllianceBernstein, serving as the Managing Director of Institutional Equity Sales where he oversaw the international distribution of top ranked global research products. While at AllianceBernstein, Mr. Cook played a key business development role in building the firm’s global sales practice. Prior to AllianceBernstein, Mr. Cook served as Vice President of International Institutional Sales at UBS where he focused on sales of primary and secondary products to accounts throughout EMEA and Australia. Mr. Cook began his career in institutional sales at CJ Lawrence Inc. where he developed account relationships throughout Europe and worked in the firm’s office in Sydney, Australia.
Mr. Cook graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.S. in Marketing/Finance and earned his Master’s Degree in Finance from the London Business School. Mr. Cook currently holds the Series 7 and 24 registrations with FINRA.
Sean Roh | Managing Partner
Sean Roh is a Managing Partner with Cook Capital Group, LLC. Mr. Roh focuses his efforts on capital raising services for alternative investment opportunities.
Prior to joining Cook Capital, Mr. Roh served as President and CEO of Mersenne50 Inc., where he advised overseas investors on various global fund management strategies. Prior to Mersenne50, Mr. Roh was a Managing Director and the head of the Global Hedge Fund Division at White Whale Group (“WWG”), a global asset management company in Seoul, Korea. Prior to WWG, he was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Verition Fund Management, LLC, a multi-strategy investment management firm based in Greenwich, CT, where he managed a proprietary investment strategies fund focusing on US equities and derivatives. He also served as a Managing Partner and a Lead Portfolio Manager at Heimdallr Capital Management, LLC, a global multi-strategy hedge fund based in NYC, where he developed various long/short investment strategies and built a global multi-strategies investment platform. Prior to Heimdallr, Sean was a Lead Portfolio Manager in the In-House Equity Management division at Korea Investment Corp (KIC), where he launched and managed a Global Developed Market Equity fund (USD 10bn), a Global Emerging Market Equity fund (USD 3bn), and a North America Active Multi Strategies fund (USD 5bn). Prior to KIC, he worked as a Senior Portfolio Manager at National Pension Service, and a Senior Research Analyst covering the Auto Parts/Industrials sectors at Shinhan Investment Corporation based in Seoul, Korea.
Mr. Roh earned a B.B.A. degree in Business/Finance and a B.S. degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Mr. Roh is also a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). He currently holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 registrations with FINRA.