Tim Seymour is founder and Chief Investment Officer of Seymour Asset Management (SAM).
Tim has over 22 years of investment experience as a portfolio manager, allocator, and capital markets professional across multiple asset classes. Tim is a recognized voice within the investment community as a trader and market strategist on CNBC, including over a decade on top markets show, Fast Money.
With a history of investing in new and emerging asset classes, Tim has been an early stage investor in the cannabis industry and acts in a formal advisory capacity to multiple companies in the sector. Tim is a Senior Strategic Advisor to JW Asset Management and the JW Growth Fund a dedicated cannabis hedge fund. Tim is also Portfolio Manager of the Amplify Seymour Cannabis ETF, ticker: CNBS.
Tim was the CIO and co-founder of Triogem Asset Management where the firm’s flagship fund was a long short global EM strategy. Triogem’s investment approach was rooted in running a low volatility portfolio that managed top down risks while employing a rigorous research process to bottom up stock picking.Prior to Triogem, Tim was co- founder and Managing Partner at Red Star Asset Management (Moscow, New York), where the core strategy was a low volatility, multi-strat fund investing across Russia/CIS.
Before launching Red Star, Tim was a Partner and Managing Director at Troika Dialog, Russia’s largest investment bank in Moscow. At Troika Tim served in various roles including running fixed income sales and trading and launching the firm’s US broker/dealer and overseeing all US capital markets activity.
Tim started his career at UBS in New York, focusing on international macro (cash bonds, swaps, forex). Tim completed the firm’s capital markets training program after graduating with an MBA in International Finance from Fordham University. Tim received his undergraduate degree at Georgetown University