Platinum Partners Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Apr 6 2015 | 12:38pm ET

Platinum Partners, a New York-based hedge fund adviser, has appointed Daniel Mandelbaum to the role of chief financial officer.

Bringing with him sixteen years of hedge fund experience, Mandelbaum is responsible for overseeing the firm's financial and reporting functions.

"We are delighted that Daniel has joined Platinum, adding technical operations knowledge that will both enhance and strengthen the firm's financial infrastructure," said Mark Nordlicht, chairman and co-chief investment officer of Platinum Partners. "His appointment is indicative of our commitment to maintaining a superior leadership team in order to meet the evolving needs of our investors.”
Prior to joining Platinum Partners, Mandelbaum served as chief financial officer and chief operating officer for Royal Capital Management, a New York City-based fundamental long/short equity firm, where he worked for 13 years. During his tenure he was responsible for overseeing all business development as well as financial, tax, operational and compliance issues.

Mandelbaum is a Certified Public Accountant, and began his career in Capital Markets group for PricewaterhouseCoopers where he focused primarily on auditing hedge funds.

Platinum Partners has more than $1 Billion in assets under management. The firm was founded in 2003 by Mark Nordlicht, an investor with over 20 years of experience in the asset management space.

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