Robert Skipwith

Senior Research Analyst

Robert joined First Trust Capital Management L.P. (FTCM) in October of 2021 as a Senior Research Analyst, working alongside the merger arbitrage portfolio managers.

Prior to joining FTCM, Robert was the Founder and CEO of Balerion Advisors, LLC, a trading and consulting group. Prior to founding Balerion, Robert spent three years as a Portfolio Manager for the City of Chicago’s energy hedging operation and twelve years as a global macro trader and analyst through the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Robert earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.