Thomas Sandell is Swedish investment banker and businessman who has an estimated net worth of $1.3 billion. He is associated with Sandell Asset Management, a firm that was founded by him. Sandell is also associated with Castlerigg Master Investments. He completed his bachelor’s degree from Uppsala University in Sweden. He also attended Colombia University from where he completed his MBA education.
Thomas Sandell became a part of Bear Stearns in 1988 and established Sandell Asset Management Corp which is basically a hedge fund company. The company has its headquarters in New York City. It mainly deals with credit opportunities, equity special situations & global risk arbitrage. The company has won many awards for its performance including the one given by The Hedge Fund Journal & was also selected as one of the “Hedge Fund Hot 100”.
Thomas was a former badminton champion in Sweden and he is also known to be actively involved in charitable works and activist associations. In fact, Sandell is planning to launch an activist fund very soon. Although a Swedish national, he prefers to stay in New York with his wife and child. Thomas Sandell is easily one of the most under-rated businessmen in the world today although his Sandell Asset Management is a household name in the business world.