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Zachary Scheidt is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) who began his career in a traditional banking position at SunTrust Bank. He quickly transitioned to a private asset management company where he took the role of equity analyst for one of the three hedge funds managed by the company.
Over the next several years, Zachary grew with the firm, taking on the responsibility of managing assets for the company's long/short fund, as well as for the flagship risk arbitrage fund. He was also responsible for managing individual accounts for investors, focusing on low-risk income-generating strategies for high-net-worth individuals.
Zachary developed his expertise in IPO and secondary offering transactions, having managed a fund that focused exclusively on these special situations. He currently co-manages a private investment partnership and shares his market insights via regularly published articles on specific income opportunities and other trade setups.
A graduate of Lee University with a bachelor's degree in business administration, Zachary received his MBA from Georgia State University with a concentration in finance.
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