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When Fortune Favors the Bold: A Tenacious Career in Politics, Finance, and Crypto Investing

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business O’Shea Center of Credit Analysis and Investment, in collaboration with Fordham’s Corporate Law Center, will continue its networking and career development programming with an exciting upcoming event.

A Discussion with Anthony Scaramucci
Moderated by Michael Gatto, Partner, Silver Point Capital; Adjunct Professor Fordham Gabelli School of Business and Richard Squire, Alpin J. Cameron Chair in Law, Fordham Law School, with opening remarks by Bob O’Shea, Co-founder and Chairman of Silver Point Capital.

Monday, June 10,   6 – 9 p.m.

The University Club of New York 
1 W 54th Street, FL 7, New York, NY 

(Doors open at 5:45 p.m.)

Enjoy an evening of cocktails, food, and networking with Fordham Gabelli School alumni, as well as professionals in the credit space. 

Seats are limited and we are expecting a capacity crowd. 



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About Anthony Scaramucci and This Event

Anthony Scaramucci, the founder and managing partner of investment advisory firm SkyBridge Capital, had just been appointed President Trump’s White House communications director. With specific orders to report directly to the president, Scaramucci’s long-standing commitment to American politics had finally paid off. But just 10 days later, he was removed from his post amidst another chaotic week in the Trump administration. Not to be deterred, Scaramucci boldly forged ahead, continuing the successful operation of SkyBridge Capital and investment forum, SALT. Today, he is considered one of the most influential voices in crypto and digital asset investing. 

Scaramucci has never taken a setback as an indictment of his abilities and his reputation for straight talk and audacious investing. So… What’s next for “the Mooch?” Please join us in what is sure to be a fascinating fireside chat. We will have a very frank and open conversation with Anthony about his career and leadership journey, mistakes, what he has learned, and what is next for him, including his thoughts on Bitcoin and other digital currencies, the SEC and politics.

About Bob O’Shea (GABELLI ’87)

In 2002 Bob co-founded Silver Point Capital, which is a global credit investment firm, with his partner Ed Mulé. Bob is the Chairman of Silver Point, which has over 300 employees, and oversees the management of over $29 billion of investable assets across credit strategies. Bob began his career in the Leveraged Loan Underwriting and Syndication group for Security Pacific Merchant Bank before joining Bear Stearns in their high yield and bankruptcy department to focus on trading leveraged loans. In 1990, Goldman Sachs recruited Bob to build Goldman’s Global Bank Loan business. Bob designed and implemented Goldman’s global bank loan strategy. The strategy encompassed building the number one secondary bank loan trading business, which involved building and running all of sales, trading, sourcing, and research. Subsequently, Bob built Goldman’s primary business of underwriting leveraged loans by building and running the leveraged finance and capital markets team. As a result, Goldman Sachs became the first investment bank to compete with global money center banks in underwriting and syndicating corporate loans. After executing the model in North America, Bob expanded the business by building out Europe. Bob also built Goldman’s trade claim business. Bob and Ed Mulé teamed up to build the firm’s proprietary Direct Lending Business in 1996.

At the time Bob left Goldman Sachs in 2000, he was the head of the Global High Yield Business Unit, which included managing all sales, trading, capital markets, research, sourcing, and the CLO business while also running the Global Bank Loan Business and co-managing Goldman’s proprietary special situations and distressed investing activities with Ed. Bob was a member of Goldman’s Risk Committee, which was comprised of approximately 15 partners, including the CEO, who was responsible for managing the firm’s global risk exposure. He was also on the Board of Goldman Sachs International Bank and Senior Traders Committee. He was elected general partner in 1994.

Bob graduated from Fordham University with a BS in Finance in 1987.

About Michael Gatto
Michael Gatto was one of the first employees at Silver Point Capital, a credit-focused global investment firm. After joining the Firm in April 2002, he became the first non-founding partner in January 2003. He has helped grow the business from $120mm of investable capital in 2002 to $29bn. Today, he is the head of the Firm’s Private Side Businesses.

Prior to joining Silver Point, Gatto worked at Goldman Sachs as a senior member within the Special Situations Investing Business. Before Goldman, Gatto designed and taught credit training programs for loan officers of North American and European Financial Institutions, and prior to his training program work, he was a loan officer and director of Global Training at Citibank.

Outside of Silver Point, Gatto is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School and Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, where he teaches courses on credit analysis, and distressed value & special situation investing.

He authored the credit investing textbook – “The Credit Investor’s Handbook: Leveraged Loans, High Yield Bonds and Distressed Debt.” Gatto earned an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University.

About Richard Squire, J.D.

Professor Richard Squire has been a member of the Fordham faculty since 2006. He publishes primarily on the subjects of corporate law and corporate bankruptcy, and he also has written articles on antitrust and securities regulation. He has twice been elected Fordham Law School’s Teacher of the Year, in 2010 and 2011. He previously taught at Harvard College, where he won the Allyn Young Award for excellence in teaching principles of economics. From 2001 to 2002 he clerked for Judge Robert D. Sack on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and between 2002 and 2005 he was an associate with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York City.

During the fall semester of 2018, he served as the Karl W. Leo Visiting Professor of Business Law at Duke Law School. During the fall semester of 2013, he was the Joseph F. Cunningham Visiting Professor of Commercial & Insurance Law at Columbia Law School. During the 2012-13 school year, he was a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Squire earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School; an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School; and a B.A. from Bowdoin College.



June 10
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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