Our Team


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Boaz Weinstein Founder & Chief Investment Officer
Jeremy Benkiewicz Founding Partner & Portfolio Manager
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Pierre Weinstein Partner & Portfolio Manager
Boaz Weinstein, Founder & Chief Investment Officer

Boaz Weinstein is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Saba. Mr. Weinstein founded Saba in 2009 as a lift-out of Saba Principal Strategies. At Saba, Mr. Weinstein leads a team of 41 professionals, with the senior investment team having worked together for fifteen years.
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Jeremy Benkiewicz, Founding Partner & Portfolio Manager

Jeremy Benkiewicz is a co-founder and portfolio manager in Saba’s New York office. Prior to Saba, Mr. Benkiewicz was Co-Head of Saba Principal Strategies and Managing Director at Deutsche Bank. In that role, Mr. Benkiewicz managed a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio across various asset classes and products, including credit, convertibles, equity, and equity derivatives, and was responsible for the group’s European investment effort. Mr. Benkiewicz joined Deutsche Bank in 2002 as one of Saba Principal Strategies’ early members. Mr. Benkiewicz started his investment career in 1998 at Société Générale in New York as a trader, and was later a Portfolio Manager for the proprietary convertible arbitrage group. Mr. Benkiewicz holds an MS in Financial Engineering from Ensimag in Grenoble, France.

Pierre Weinstein, Partner & Portfolio Manager

Pierre Weinstein joined Saba at launch in April 2009. Prior to Saba, Mr. Weinstein was a Portfolio Manager at Saba Principal Strategies, the proprietary credit trading group at Deutsche Bank since January 2005, where he managed the equity derivatives and international convertible bond strategies. Mr. Weinstein started his investment career at Société Générale in Paris in 1998 as an equity derivatives market maker and had various roles until 2004 including a position as a convertible bond proprietary trader in New York. Mr. Weinstein holds a Ms in Engineering from École Centrale Lyon and a Ms in Finance from École HEC in Paris.

Michael D’Angelo, Partner, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Michael D’Angelo joined Saba in November 2015.   Prior to Saba, Mr. D’Angelo was the General Counsel and Compliance Manager at Prologue Capital Management, LP from 2012 to 2015, where he led the firm’s legal and compliance group, including the implementation of its U.S. and U.K. compliance and regulatory reporting and monitoring program. Prior to Prologue, Mr. D’Angelo was a senior attorney with Schulte Roth & Zabel from 2007 to 2012, focusing on hedge fund and private equity fund formation and ongoing advice, including advising clients on RIA compliance and regulatory reporting. Mr. D’Angelo began his career as an analyst with Goldman Sachs & Company. Mr. D’Angelo received a Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law and a BBA in Finance and Economics from Pace University.

Cameron Hillyer, Partner & Chief Operating Officer

Cameron Hillyer serves as Saba’s Chief Operating Officer and is a Partner of the firm. Cameron brings over twenty years of experience as both an advisor to alternative investment platforms and as an executive managing the infrastructure and operations of a range of complex investment platforms.
  

Cameron’s experience covers both hedge fund and private equity structures, with a particular emphasis in the credit space. During his career, Cameron has led large teams of people across firms with operations spanning Asia, Europe and the United States.

 

Prior to joining Saba in April 2016, Cameron was a Partner and Chief Financial Officer at MatlinPatterson, a private equity and credit hedge fund platform with over $8 billion in assets under management. At MatlinPatterson, he maintained overall responsibility for management of the firm’s infrastructure, finance, treasury, operations and technology. Before joining MatlinPatterson, Cameron was the Chief Financial Officer at Clearwater Capital Partners, a distressed debt and special situations firm with 80 employees located in six global offices. Cameron started his career at KPMG in Australia and subsequently managed major accounts within the firm’s New York private equity and hedge fund practice.
 

Cameron Hillyer is a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) charter holder and a Chartered Accountant (Australia). Cameron holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Joy Semple, Partner & Head of Investor Relations

Joy Semple joined Saba in August 2010 and was promoted to Head of Investor Relations in June 2015. Prior to Saba, Ms. Semple worked at The IDW Group from 2006 to 2010 and International Business Machines (IBM) in Corporate Treasury from 2003 to 2006, where she was a trader in the Capital Markets division issuing and managing debt and derivatives globally. Ms. Semple received a BA in Economics from Middlebury College and attended Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development.

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Michael D’Angelo Partner, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
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Cameron Hillyer Partner & Chief Operating Officer
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Joy Semple Partner & Head of Investor Relations
Boaz Weinstein, Founder & Chief Investment Officer

Boaz Weinstein is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Saba. Mr. Weinstein founded Saba in 2009 as a lift-out of Saba Principal Strategies. At Saba, Mr. Weinstein leads a team of 41 professionals, with the senior investment team having worked together for fifteen years.
read more

 

 

 

 

Jeremy Benkiewicz, Founding Partner & Portfolio Manager

Jeremy Benkiewicz is a co-founder and portfolio manager in Saba’s New York office. Prior to Saba, Mr. Benkiewicz was Co-Head of Saba Principal Strategies and Managing Director at Deutsche Bank. In that role, Mr. Benkiewicz managed a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio across various asset classes and products, including credit, convertibles, equity, and equity derivatives, and was responsible for the group’s European investment effort. Mr. Benkiewicz joined Deutsche Bank in 2002 as one of Saba Principal Strategies’ early members. Mr. Benkiewicz started his investment career in 1998 at Société Générale in New York as a trader, and was later a Portfolio Manager for the proprietary convertible arbitrage group. Mr. Benkiewicz holds an MS in Financial Engineering from Ensimag in Grenoble, France.

Pierre Weinstein, Partner & Portfolio Manager

Pierre Weinstein joined Saba at launch in April 2009. Prior to Saba, Mr. Weinstein was a Portfolio Manager at Saba Principal Strategies, the proprietary credit trading group at Deutsche Bank since January 2005, where he managed the equity derivatives and international convertible bond strategies. Mr. Weinstein started his investment career at Société Générale in Paris in 1998 as an equity derivatives market maker and had various roles until 2004 including a position as a convertible bond proprietary trader in New York. Mr. Weinstein holds a Ms in Engineering from École Centrale Lyon and a Ms in Finance from École HEC in Paris.

Michael D’Angelo, Partner, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Michael D’Angelo joined Saba in November 2015.   Prior to Saba, Mr. D’Angelo was the General Counsel and Compliance Manager at Prologue Capital Management, LP from 2012 to 2015, where he led the firm’s legal and compliance group, including the implementation of its U.S. and U.K. compliance and regulatory reporting and monitoring program. Prior to Prologue, Mr. D’Angelo was a senior attorney with Schulte Roth & Zabel from 2007 to 2012, focusing on hedge fund and private equity fund formation and ongoing advice, including advising clients on RIA compliance and regulatory reporting. Mr. D’Angelo began his career as an analyst with Goldman Sachs & Company. Mr. D’Angelo received a Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law and a BBA in Finance and Economics from Pace University.

Cameron Hillyer, Partner & Chief Operating Officer

Cameron Hillyer serves as Saba’s Chief Operating Officer and is a Partner of the firm. Cameron brings over twenty years of experience as both an advisor to alternative investment platforms and as an executive managing the infrastructure and operations of a range of complex investment platforms.
  

Cameron’s experience covers both hedge fund and private equity structures, with a particular emphasis in the credit space. During his career, Cameron has led large teams of people across firms with operations spanning Asia, Europe and the United States.

 

Prior to joining Saba in April 2016, Cameron was a Partner and Chief Financial Officer at MatlinPatterson, a private equity and credit hedge fund platform with over $8 billion in assets under management. At MatlinPatterson, he maintained overall responsibility for management of the firm’s infrastructure, finance, treasury, operations and technology. Before joining MatlinPatterson, Cameron was the Chief Financial Officer at Clearwater Capital Partners, a distressed debt and special situations firm with 80 employees located in six global offices. Cameron started his career at KPMG in Australia and subsequently managed major accounts within the firm’s New York private equity and hedge fund practice.
 

Cameron Hillyer is a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) charter holder and a Chartered Accountant (Australia). Cameron holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Joy Semple, Partner & Head of Investor Relations

Joy Semple joined Saba in August 2010 and was promoted to Head of Investor Relations in June 2015. Prior to Saba, Ms. Semple worked at The IDW Group from 2006 to 2010 and International Business Machines (IBM) in Corporate Treasury from 2003 to 2006, where she was a trader in the Capital Markets division issuing and managing debt and derivatives globally. Ms. Semple received a BA in Economics from Middlebury College and attended Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development.