Richardson joins as a senior member, and will report to the team’s joint heads, Emanuel Derman and Shankar Nagarajan. According to Prisma, Richards comes to the firm with more than 15 years of capital markets experience, and will primarily perform on-site due diligence of alternative investments that are under consideration.
For the past nine years, Richardson worked at Quattro Global Capital, LLC, where he managed U.S. and International convertible arbitrage portfolios. He earned his BA from Stanford University, and his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
“We’re pleased to have Art join our firm,” said managing partner and co-founder Girish Reddy. “His experience in trading and managing portfolio risk during some very trying market environments makes him an ideal addition to our team of senior professionals, each of whom has extensive capital markets experience.”