Eric Peters is the Founder, CEO, and CIO of One River Asset Management and its subsidiary, One River
Digital Asset Management. One River is an innovative investment manager dedicated to delivering
high-conviction discretionary and quantitative strategies that help its clients build superior
portfolios. One River sees the world in a period of major economic and political transition, with the
investment landscape shifting in ways that will make the coming ten years look profoundly different from
the past decade. Its strategies are built to profit from this dynamic environment while providing strong
diversification benefits to traditional investment portfolios.
Prior to founding One River in 2013, Eric served as Chairman of Grant Capital Partners, a $1.25 billion discretionary global macro hedge fund. In that role, Eric focused on thematic investment opportunities and was responsible for all non-investment activities including the direct oversight of the Chief Risk Officer. Over the course of his career, Eric has held various positions that include portfolio manager for Peloton Partners, proprietary trader for both Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse, and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of a TH Lee Putnam funded technology firm.
Eric travels extensively, exchanging ideas, debating policy, and identifying investment opportunities with many of the world’s top investment managers, economists, strategists, political consultants, academics, scientists, and business leaders. The content of those discussions often finds its way into his weekly investment letter - Weekend Notes - which is read by investment professionals who directly deploy over $1trln in alternative assets.
Mr. Clayton joins One River’s newly formed advisory council following his service as Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) from May 2017 through December 2020. During his tenure at the SEC, Mr. Clayton focused on initiatives that promoted economic growth, investment opportunity, market integrity and investor protection. Mr. Clayton recently joined Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO) as Lead Independent Director and non-executive Chair of the Board of Directors. Prior to serving as Chairman of the SEC, Mr. Clayton led a distinguished law career, including more than 20 years with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP where he was a member of the management committee and co-managing partner for the firm’s General Practice Group. Mr. Clayton has rejoined Sullivan & Cromwell LLP as Senior Policy Advisor and of counsel as well as returning to his role as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.