David, together with his business partner John Weiss, is a Founder and Director of Tabula Holdings Limited, the parent company of both Tabula Capital and Tabula Investment Management Limited.
Previously, John and David were Partners and Co-Heads of Corporate Credit at Cheyne Capital, a division which they founded in 2002. Over 19 years they built a multi-award-winning alternatives fund business with assets in excess of USD2.5billion, and are recognised as a global leaders in the fields of structured credit, and long/short credit management. Engaging in partnerships with numerous investment banks, they were first-movers in managed synthetic CDOs, balance sheet CLOs and managed single tranches. Their strategies generated an average annualised return of 13.5% over that time.
David began his career in 1995 at J.P. Morgan within the investor derivatives group, and created the credit derivative marketing group which he ran until moving to Goldman Sachs in 1999. At Goldman Sachs he was Global Head of the Synthetic Portfolio Business. David graduated from Cambridge University with a First in Natural Sciences and a Scholarship of Downing College.