Ajax was established by our founding partners, Daniel Och and Glenn Fuhrman, and intends to pursue investment opportunities with companies that have defensible business models, large and growing end markets, and superior unit economics. We believe Ajax is uniquely positioned given our founders’ multi-decade track record of market-leading returns as investors, operational and organizational business building experience, and powerful global networks.
Daniel Och began his career at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. in 1982 in the Risk Arbitrage Department, and rose to become the Head of Proprietary Trading in the Equities Division and Co-Head of U.S. Equities Trading. In 1994, Mr. Och left Goldman Sachs and founded the asset management firm, Och-Ziff, with $100 million of capital from the Ziff family. Mr. Och led the firm’s $1.15 billion IPO in 2007 and scaled the firm to $50 billion in assets under management. During Mr. Och’s 26-year tenure as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Och-Ziff, the firm generated an annualized gross return well in excess of the S&P 500 Index, representing a cumulative return on initial capital that is multiple times higher than that of the Index. Mr. Och currently oversees Willoughby Capital’s multibillion-dollar portfolio spanning private equity, venture capital, public equity, credit and real estate. In 2009, Mr. Och founded Willoughby Capital Holdings, LLC, a private investment firm. Representative investments include Brex, Capsule, Coinbase, Coupang, Github, Instacart, Robinhood, Stella & Chewy’s, Stripe, Talkdesk, Transferwise, Wish, Zuoyebang and dozens of other public and private investments.
Glenn Fuhrman spent the first 10 years of his career at Goldman Sachs, where he rose to the position of Managing Director and Head of the Special Investments Group. While at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Fuhrman served on the Investment Committees of three of Goldman Sachs’ Private Equity Partners’ funds and on the Boards of Directors of several other private investment funds for the partners and employees of Goldman Sachs. In 1998, Mr. Fuhrman left Goldman Sachs and co-founded MSD Capital (“MSD”), the private investment firm of Michael Dell, the founder and CEO of Dell Technologies. During Mr. Fuhrman’s tenure at MSD as Co-Managing Partner and Co-Head of the Investment Committee, he oversaw a material increase in assets under management from $400 million of initial capital, and returned billions of dollars of investment profits to investors.
In addition to our seasoned management team, we have assembled a strong group of strategic board advisors, all of whom are founders and operators of generation-defining companies in our target sectors: Kevin Systrom (Instagram Co-Founder and former CEO), Anne Wojcicki (23andme Co-Founder and CEO), Jim McKelvey (Square Co-Founder) and Steve Ells (Chipotle Founder and former CEO).
|Address||667 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10606|
|Phone Number||(212) 655-2685|
|View Prospectus:||Ajax I|
|Revenues||$0 mil (last 12 months)|
|Net Income||$0 mil (last 12 months)|
|Price range||$10.00 - $10.00|
|Est. $ Volume||$750.0 mil|
|Manager / Joint Managers||Goldman Sachs/ Citigroup/ JPMorgan|
|CO-Managers||PJT Partners/ LionTree/ Academy Securities/ Blaylock Van/ CastleOak Securities / C.L. King & Associates/ Loop Capital Markets/ Ramirez/ Roberts and Ryan/ Siebert Williams Shank/ Tigress Financial Partners|
|Expected To Trade:||10/28/2020|
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