John, together with his business partner David Peacock, 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 leader 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.
John began his career in 1992 at J.P. Morgan where he was one of the early pioneers in the credit derivative market with a focus on structured credit trading, before moving to Goldman Sachs to Co-Head the European credit trading business. John graduated from Cambridge University with a First in Mathematics and a Scholarship from Emmanuel College.