Managing Partner: Jonathan Lawrence
Strategy Focus: Hedge Funds, Private Debt, Direct Deals
Geographic Coverage: North America, Europe, Asia
Jonathan Lawrence | Founder & Managing Partner
Jonathan Lawrence is the Managing Partner and Founder of Tanariva Capital, LLC. Mr. Lawrence specializes his efforts on capital raising for alternative investment managers with a current focus on private credit and other niche strategies.
Prior to launching Tanariva Capital, Mr. Lawrence was a Managing Director for BCW Securities, LLC, a boutique investment banking firm and broker dealer headquartered in Westport, CT, where he engaged in capital raising activities with private offerings. Prior to BCW, Mr. Lawrence served as Portfolio Manager and Co-CIO for Scorevalue (formerly known as Steenman) in New York, NY and Geneva, Switzerland where he managed accounts for approximately thirty family office and ultra high net worth investor clients. Prior to Scorevalue, Mr. Lawrence served as Portfolio Manager and Strategy Head for AUDA in New York, NY where he managed family investment portfolios of the Harald Quandt family, founder and owner of AUDA, and also served on the Investment Management Committee. Prior to AUDA, Mr. Lawrence served as Vice President of Manager Research for Financial Risk Management (FRM) in New York, NY, where he was promoted to head of US-based global equity long-short funds. Prior to FRM, Mr. Lawrence served in senior analyst roles at PBS&J in Sarasota, FL as well as RBC Capital Markets in New York, NY. Mr. Lawrence began his financial career as an associate at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. and Bear Stearns in New York, NY.
In addition to his capital raising activities, Mr. Lawrence is the also the Founder & Managing Principal of Crystal Mountain Group, Inc., a sole proprietorship RIA in New York. Mr. Lawrence also serves as a Senior Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions at American Industrial Acquisition Corporation.
Mr. Lawrence earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in International Studies from The Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Lawrence also earned his Master of Arts degree with Honors in International Economics and Energy, Environment, Science & Technology (EEST) from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Mr. Lawrence co-founded The Johns Hopkins University Discovery Council. He currently holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 registrations with FINRA.. Mr. Lawrence lives in New York.