Building upon our extensive investment and energy related experience, RoundRock Capital Partners' funds strive to produce high yields and positive returns while maintaining low relative volatiliy.
Round Rock's management team has an extensive and unique experience base, allowing the firm to timely identify value-driven investment opportunities.
From 1999 to 2001, Peter was a portfolio manager concentrating on large capitalization value portfolios at Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, Inc. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Tiger Management in New York from 1997 to 1999 where he was responsible for the energy sector, reporting to Julian Robertson. Peter's 34-year career in the investment industry includes positions at Montgomery Securities, where he was a Partner, and Oppenheimer & Company, where he served as a Limited Partner. Early in his career, while at Shearson Hammill, Peter worked under Walter Mintz and Don Cecil, the founders of Cumberland Partners, considered one of the most successful hedge funds and the one with perhaps the greatest longevity. Prior to joining Tiger, Peter served as Chairman & CEO of Toreador Royalty Corporation, a publicly traded mineral company owning oil and gas rights under 500,000 net acres in West Texas. By proactive management under his eight year tenure, Toreador had more than twice the number of wells drilled on its acreage (primarily utilizing industry partners' capital), than in all of its prior 50 year history. He has also served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Sabine Corporation, a NYSE-listed exploration and production company.
Peter specializes in the oil and gas industry and was named several times to the Institutional Investor All America Research Team.
Peter graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Finance and an MBA.
In 2003 Bennett joined Swank Capital, LLC in Dallas as a senior research analyst for the Royalty Income Fund of North America. From 2006 to 2009, Bennett was a managing director, Head of Research, and the portfolio manager of the Lloydminster Canadian Opportunities Fund. He focused on small and mid-cap Canadian exploration companies as well as Canadian oilfield service companies and the oil sands of Alberta. He started his career in 1999 at UBS as an equity research associate with the oilfield services and equipment group and subsequently was with Banc of America Securities and J. P. Morgan.
Bennett received his undergraduate degree in 1993 from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in History and Economics. In 1999, Bennett received his M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business.