Stuart Fiertz

stuart fiertz

Co-Founder, President and Director of Research, Cheyne Capital; Chair, Alternative Credit Council

Stuart is the Co-Founder, President and Director of Research of Cheyne Capital Management (UK) LLP. Cheyne Capital is a London-based alternative investment manager with approximately £5 billion of assets under management.  The firm’s principal investment areas are:  real estate debt, social property impact, investment grade corporate credit, strategic value credit and equity-linked investing.  From 1991 to June 2000, and prior to establishing Cheyne Capital, Stuart worked for Morgan Stanley where he was responsible for the development and implementation of customised portfolio strategies and for credit research in the convertible bond management practice.  Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Stuart was an equity research analyst for the Value Line Investment Survey, and a high yield credit analyst in Boston at Merrill Lynch and in New York at Lehman Brothers.  Stuart is a CFA® charterholder and a CAIA designee. He is also on the board of the CFA Society of the UK, a council director of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), chairman of the AIMA Alternative Credit Council and a Founder of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments. Stuart was educated at the International School of Geneva and at Dartmouth College where he was awarded a BA degree in Political Science and Economics.