Bruce Kovner

  • American businessman
  • Born 1945

Bruce Stanley Kovner (born 1945) is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He is Chairman of CAM Capital, which he established in January 2012 to manage his investment, trading and business activities. From 1983 through 2011, Kovner was Founder and Chairman of Caxton Associates, LP, a diversified trading company.Kovner serves as Chairman of the Board of The Juilliard School and Vice Chairman of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. He also serves on the Boards of the Metropolitan Opera, and American Enterprise Institute.

I caught hold of the great bull market in soybeans in 1977. I had no idea what I was doing, incidentally.

In 1983, I set up Caxton Corp. It's been an interesting and happy ride since.