Acuity Hires Mast Vet Gibofsky As Credit Analyst

May 18 2011 | 10:00am ET

Greenwich, Conn.-based Acuity Capital Management has tapped Lewis Gibofsky as a credit analyst for its long/short Corporate Opportunity Fund.

Gibofsky, who will report to Howard Needle, David Harris, and John Harnisch, comes to Acuity from Mast Capital Management where he was responsible for idea generation in the telecoms, cable, media, auto and financial sectors. Prior to that, Gibofsky was with Credit Suisse and AIG’s Global Investment Group.

"We are delighted that Lewis has agreed to join our team here at Acuity Capital. His demonstrated skillset and abilities will prove instrumental in expanding our investment scope and anchor our commitment to quality credit analysis,” said Needle.

Acuity Capital Management is the investment advisor for the Corporate Opportunity Fund and the Corporate Opportunity Partners fund, both of which focus on long/short multi‐strategic corporate credit investing exploiting inefficiencies in high‐yield, investment‐grade bank debt and convertible markets.

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