Louis GargourChief Investment Officer at LNG Capital LLP
Louis holds a BSc degree from Georgetown University, an MBA from the London Business School. He began his career on Wall Street in 1985 with Salomon Brothers in NY, and progressed his career as Vice President and Head of High Yield/Credit (Switzerland) at JP Morgan and Executive Director and Head of High Yield/Credit (Switzerland) at Goldman Sachs. In 1999 he founded Taurus Investment Management, a hedge fund which he merged with RAB Capital in 2001. Mr Gargour took responsibility for running RAB Capitals fixed income division and grew the business to 1 billion in AUM, at which point RAB Capital listed on the London Stock Exchange. He was the Senior Portfolio Manager of the RAB European High Yield Fund and Director of Fixed Income. During his tenure at RAB Capital, the Fund performed in the top quartile of European credit funds universe. He established LNG Capital in 2006, as founding partner, where he is currently CIO, and a member of its Investment Committee.
Mr Gargour is a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Barron’s, CNBC and a variety of other business press and programmes. Mr Gargour is a mentor for the Princes Trust charity, and a contributor to a number of global charities. He is fluent in French, and speaks Italian & German.