Dominic has spent his entire career in the international equity profession. Educated at Westminster School and Christ Church Oxford, Dominic started his career in the City of London as a research analyst at Sheppards & Chase, covering the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. He then joined James Capel, the number one firm in the industry at the time, before moving to New York in 1986 to start a US office for Sheppards & Chase. He then started the European equities operation in New York for Paribas before being appointed head of international equities at Societe Generale USA.
After 20 years on the sell side, it was time for a new challenge and Dominic joined SLS Capital, a long/short equity fund, to lead the international equity practice. In 2003 he moved to OppenheimerFunds to start and lead the international value strategy and was portfolio manager of the Oppenheimer Europe Fund, the Oppenheimer International Value Fund, the Oppenheimer Quest International Value Fund and co-manager of the Oppenheimer International Small Cap Fund.
He lives in New York with his wife and their three children and enjoys tennis, golf, politics and cooking and eating fine food.
Born and raised in Africa, Stephan is a French citizen who has lived in the US since 1987. With over 20 years of experience in domestic and international equity sales, Stephan has developed unparalleled relationships with some of the most prestigious International and Global Value investors in North America.
After graduating from Northeastern University in 1988 Stephan started his career on Wall Street selling US equities. Once he had built a strong knowledge base of the US equity market Stephan joined the Paribas European Equity sales desk where he stayed for 9 years, building and developing his expertise in European stocks.
In 2000 he was hired as a Managing Director for the European Equity desk of Societe Generale by Dominic Freud and became co-head of the desk upon Dominic’s departure. After 11 years at Societe Generale as a co-head of cash equity and head of sales it was time to take a new challenge.
He lives in New York with his wife and their 2 children.
Wai has been a European Equity salesperson since her days at NYU. She has always enjoyed getting to know and learning from her clients. Investors trust Wai and the companies she introduces to them because she has taken the time to understand how they think. During her long tenure at Societe Generale, Wai worked with investors across the United States and Canada.
Wai started in the financial services industry at a young age having worked for hedge funds since high school. Demand for her services were so great that she started a referral service to connect high school students with fund managers seeking part-time help.
She lives in NYC and enjoys hiking and visiting galleries with her husband and daughter.