Partner, Credit and Trading
Richard Simpson is a Partner of Manikay Partners and a senior member of the investment team focused on credit and trading opportunities. Prior to joining Manikay Partners, Mr. Simpson spent 25 years at UBS and its predecessor firms, the last 10 as a Managing Director in the Fundamental Investment Group (FIG), where he was responsible for all Convertible and Credit activities. Additionally, he was a member of the FIG management team. Mr. Simpson was a member of the UBS U.S. Trading Committee from 1999 to 2012 and ran the U.S. Sell Side convertibles trading desk from 1998 to 2002. Prior to that he held various roles at S.G Warburg, both in the UK and the U.S. Mr. Simpson was educated at Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School, Rochester, England until July 1987, obtaining GCSE Advanced Level passes in Economics, Chemistry, and Computer Science.