James Gereghty is a Managing Director and the Head of Distressed Investing at Siguler Guff. As the portfolio manager for the Firm's Distressed Opportunities Funds and Trade Finance Opportunities Fund, Mr. Gereghty is responsible for investment strategy development and implementation, investment sourcing and selection, terms and conditions negotiations, and portfolio monitoring and risk management. He is a member of the Investment Committees for various Siguler Guff funds and separate accounts, represents Siguler Guff on a number of underlying fund advisory boards, and is a member of the Board of Directors of FrontMarine, Diamond S, Sun National Bank and Patriot Bank. Mr. Gereghty has 23 years of capital markets experience, 19 of which he has spent focusing on distressed debt and private equity.
Prior to joining Siguler Guff, Mr. Gereghty was a founding member of the Distressed Debt Group at Wachovia Capital Markets. Previously, he served as Head of Distressed Analytics at UBS. Prior to working at UBS, Mr. Gereghty was a senior member of the distressed debt research staff at both Morgan Stanley and Bear Stearns. Throughout his career, Mr. Gereghty was actively involved in the restructuring activities of various bankruptcy workouts including Enron, Adelphia, Delta, Northwest and Delphi. Mr. Gereghty began his career at Morgan Stanley working on the MBS/ABS trading desk in 1993.
Mr. Gereghty holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Connecticut and an M.B.A. with concentrations in Finance, Accounting and Decision Sciences from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He has been a CFA charterholder since 2002.