Manuel D. Ron
Manuel D. Ron is a founding (minority) shareholder of several Invescore Group companies and is involved in the group’s principal investment and co-development activities. He is the architect of the emerging market Co-Development investment strategy. Mr. Ron is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean at the graduate School of Business at Mercy College (New York), teaching MBA courses in finance and quantitative methods. He was previously a founding shareholder and CEO of Integration Capital for Financial Papers Company CJSC, a financial company licensed by the Saudi Arabian Capital Market Authority. Mr. Ron lived in Riyadh for three years launching the company and was a registered investor with the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority.
Mr. Ron was a Managing Director of Griffin Investment Management LLC, a New York subsidiary of publicly-listed UK-based Griffin Securities plc, and a Co-Manager of the Griffin Crossover Fund focusing on private investments in public and private companies. Previously, he was COO of DC Asset Management LLC where he helped launch the DC Opportunity Fund LLC, a hedge fund investing in the private securities of public companies. Mr. Ron has also held various operating and finance positions including finance director, then CEO of venture capital backed technology company, Actiant, Inc., where he raised its first equity and debt rounds from US and Arabian Gulf investors. He was an analyst at Corporate Property Investors, an investment company spun-out of Lazard Frères and a junior analyst in the Investment Banking division of Citigroup in New York.
Mr. Ron has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from St. John’s University (New York) where he also was a Distinguished Military Graduate. After college, he began his career as an active duty United States Army Engineer (Airborne) Officer. He served in the United States, Republic of Korea and Republic of Honduras as a Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer. Mr. Ron also earned a Juris Doctor from the St. John’s University School of Law and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is a Member of multiple Boards, and an author and speaker on private investments. Mr. Ron has participated in many international and domestic financial and business transactions either as an entrepreneur, principal investor, advisor, or capital arranger. Mr. Ron is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, in the United States Federal Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and he is admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.