MENU

You are here

Philippe Jabre

Philippe Jabre ’82
Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Jabre Capital Partners S.A., Switzerland

Philippe Jabre is the founder and the chief investment officer of Jabre Capital Partners S.A., an asset management and advisory business he established in September 2006 in Geneva, Switzerland. Jabre Capital Partners focuses mainly on alternative investment /hedge fund management and long-only management strategies.

Jabre Capital Partners began trading in February 2007 with two funds, and as of the end of July 2007 it manages four funds with total assets of $3.5 billion. The firm has offices in Geneva, the Cayman Islands, and Singapore and employs more than 50 people. In August 2007, Jabre Capital Partners received the “Best Hedge Fund Start-Up” award from Euromoney magazine.

In 1997, Mr. Jabre joined GLG Partners, then a division of Lehman Brothers International (Europe), to oversee asset allocation and manage global convertible bonds and equity-linked investments. In September 2000, he cofounded GLG Partners LP and managed hedge fund and long-only absolute return products, which during his time as investment manager reached more than $7 billion in assets under management across a number of funds. Several funds previously managed by Mr. Jabre at GLG have received industry performance awards.

Mr. Jabre completed his MBA at Columbia Business School in 1982.

FEATURED HASHTAGS

Use these tags to follow the conversation

The tag to use for tweets about the Columbia Business School experience.

The new way to follow the Columbia Business School alumni conversation.


 CONNECT ONLINE to watch the conversation unfold.

 

News & Ideas

Attendance at Reunion 2015 Sets New Record

A record-breaking 2,500 alumni, guests, faculty and staff members, and students attended this year’s Reunion Weekend, which took place April 17–19.

Read More >

The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

Your former classmate might be the perfect business partner.

Read More >

Columbia Business School Professor Predicts How Changes in Banking Laws Could Fuel Emerging Economies of Tomorrow

New research tracks emerging countries’ economics activity after law changes and finds a boost in access to credit; increase in employment rate; increase in productivity and sales for firms

Read More >

How India Can Build Infrastructure

Rajiv Lall, executive chairman of the Infrastructure Development Corp. in India, says public/private partnerships won’t cut it.

Read More >

Chris Borland Makes the Hard Choice to Go Long

Chris Borland’s dramatic decision to retire at age 24 can teach us all something about the way we value the present and make hard decisions about the future.

photo ©Steve Schar/Flickr


Read More >

Eight Controversial Practices in the New Stock Market

New Research from Columbia Business School Makes Recommendations on How Regulators Should Intervene—If At All

Read More >

Clinton's 2016 Logo "Fail" Not Likely to Lose Voters

Criticism of the campaign logo dominated social media conversations around Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid. But logos are just a small part of a brand, and by the time election day rolls around, #logogate is likely to be long forgotten.

Read More >

Executive in Residence Jack Mitchell: Hug Your Customers

At Mitchells Family of Stores, a three-generation family clothing business, knowing the customer is the modus operandi.

Read More >

Damon Phillips to Serve as Co-Director of Tamer Center

In his new role, Professor Phillips will lead research and curriculum, as well as develop connections and support, for the Tamer Center.

Read More >