Members of the UP Fund receive event-driven investment training through our partnership with Peter Lupoff at the Yale School of Management.

Information below taken from Peter Lupoff's full biography.

About Peter Lupoff

Peter M. Lupoff is the managing member of Lupoff Friends and Family Interests, LLC, his vehicle for direct and managed investments as well as his other investment, research, teaching and writing activities. Peter conceived of, and operates various Tiburon Extern Research Project ("TERP") programs, presently offered exclusively via The Yale School of Management. A Fellow at think tank, World Policy Institute, Mr. Lupoff continues and expands his work on  Markets, Behavioral Finance, Impact Investing, and Market Shock and Dislocation. Peter is also President of Clean Power for Humanity, a not-for-profit with the objective of bringing green power to rural developing world communities, to expand education and commerce.


In 2009, Lupoff  founded registered investment advisor, Tiburon Capital Management, an event-driven fund manager. Peter was the Chief Investment Officer and Co-Portfolio Manager of Tiburon 2009-2017. Peter remains and advisor to Tiburon. Peter formerly was a Managing Director at Millennium Management, the New York based Multi-Strategy hedge fund where he managed an allocation of the Millennium Partners flagship fund employing identical event-driven strategies. Previously he was Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager of the Robeco WPG Distressed/Special Situations Fund. 

Mr. Lupoff's experience in deep value equity and distressed investing strategies began in 1990 when he began working with Marty Whitman of Third Avenue Funds. Peter's deep value, bottom-up approach is largely informed by this experience. His acumen and theses regarding risk and trading to defend NAV are informed by his experiences with Izzy Englander and Millennium Management. Funds Mr. Lupoff have managed or co-managed have achieved awards such as GAIM's Top Performing Emerging Distressed Manager, MARHedge's Event-Driven Manager and an Institutional Investor nomination as Hedge Fund House of the Year. Lupoff Friends and Family Interests' proprietary BRACE investment methodology was conceived by him, a bi-product his tenure with these storied investors.

Mr. Lupoff is a regular featured discussant on academic papers related to, and consultant to, The Federal Reserve Bank regarding market shocks and liquidity. Mr. Lupoff is an outside director of  various unaffiliated investment entities and consults hedge funds and other institutional asset managers regarding business development, conflicts and liquidity and liquidation execution. Mr. Lupoff also provides expert litigation testimony on matters related to hedge funds, trading and his specific strategies.