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Betsy L. Battle

Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner, Lone Peak Partners

Ms. Battle brings almost four decades of financial services and investment experience to Lone Peak Partners. Most recently, she was Director of Manager Selection and a member of the Management Committee at Soros Fund Management LLC. Over her eight years there, she not only managed multibillion dollar portfolios of external hedge funds for the Quantum group of funds and George Soros, but also built the manager selection and due diligence processes as well as the multi-manager portfolio construction and monitoring methodologies. Prior to Soros Fund Management, she held positions at Bankers Trust, Citicorp and JP Morgan, primarily as a manager in Global Sales and Trading. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School Foundation Board, the Board of Directors of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and the President’s Council of the Peconic Land Trust. Ms. Battle received a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1976.

Ms. Battle founded Lone Peak Partners Management LP in July of 2009. The firm registered with the SEC in February 2012. Lone Peak is also registered with the CFTC as a CPO and a CTA and became a member of the NFA in January 2013.

Lone Peak manages two distinct types of alternative investment vehicles:

  • Customized Portfolios: targeted toward informed and experienced investors capable of investing significant capital.
  • Commingled Fund: a non-customized offering with lower capital thresholds than customized portfolios.