Capital Allocators Monthly - March 2022

April 1, 2022 by Ted Seides

“Human beings cannot comprehend very large or very small numbers.”

– Daniel Kahneman

“The struggle ends when the gratitude begins.”

– Neil Donald Walsh


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Stable Asset Management. The $3 billion backer of alternative asset managers is seeking a Head of Global Distribution and a VP of Sales & Marketing.

Listen to Stable Asset Management Founder, Erik Serrano Berntsen, on Capital Allocators

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BBR Partners. The boutique wealth manager is looking for a VP and an Associate for their Portfolio & Wealth Advisory team. The VP will be responsible for day-to-day client portfolio management and monitoring including asset allocation, performance, and trading activity. The Associate is a self-starter with a strong work ethic and entrepreneurial mindset who enjoys working in a small-firm environment.

Listen to BBR Founder, Brett Barth, on Capital Allocators

View postings for Portfolio & Wealth Advisory VP and Portfolio & Wealth Advisory Associate

Northern Trust Front Office Solutions. Our friends at NTRS FOS are adding to their team! Explore openings available nationwide in roles across Technology, Product, Client Success, and many more. Apply your experience and talent to a growing team with over $450 billion in client AUM.

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Carnegie Corporation. Mark Baumgartner is looking to bring on an Investment Analyst and a Senior Operations Analyst.

View postings for Investment Analyst and Sr. Investment Operations Analyst.


Ordered by reading time: tweets first, books last, and blog posts and articles in between.

1. Great Questions for Allocators. Ex-buyside PM and pseudonymous Twitter account, Unemployed & Homeless Investor, shares some insightful questions for allocators to ask managers. Read Here.

2. China’s tough decision. Thoughtful piece from Gideon Rachman at the FT describing the dilemma currently facing Xi Jinping. Read Here.

3. Now You Get It. A timely dose of perspective from Morgan Housel during the tumultuous markets this year. Read Here.

4. The Latecomer’s Guide to Crypto. This NY Times crypto primer is fantastic, especially for those among us who want to refresh the basics. Read Here.

5. Jeffrey Archer, The Clifton Chronicles. In a world that feels topsy turvy, I dove into Archer’s latest series. He is my favorite fiction author, and actually the only one I’ve read regularly for forty years! Read Here.


Capital Allocators Episodes

EP.238: Annie Lamont – A Lifetime in Venture at Oak HC/FT (Venture is Eating the Investment World EP.9)

EP.239: James Aitken – Market Implications of the Situation in Ukraine

EP.240: Arjun Sethi – A Technology Company that Deploys Capital at Tribe (Venture is Eating the Investment World EP.10)

EP.241: Kelsey Chase – Analyzing Venture Transactions at Aumni

EP.242: Renata Quintini & Rosanne Wincek – Renegade Spin-Out In Its Supercritical Stage (Venture is Eating the Investment World EP.11)

EP.243: Kathy Xu – Venture In China at Capital Today (Venture is Eating the Investment World EP.12)

Manager Meetings Episode

EP.28: Chris Heller – Weird Alternatives at Cordillera Investment Partners (Interviewed by Greg Dowling)

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