Our Team

We aim to foster a work environment comprised of creative and committed investment professionals dedicated to the highest standards of excellence and integrity.

Michael Tiedemann

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Tiedemann is Chief Executive Officer of TIG and is involved with all strategic decisions to add investment talent and operating partners.

Management Team

Spiros Maliagros


Spiros Maliagros, President, joined the Adviser in 2006 as General Counsel assisting the Adviser with SEC registration and overseeing all legal matters for the firm.

Laurie A. Jelenek

Chief Administrative Officer

Laurie A. Jelenek, Chief Administrative Officer, joined TIG, an affiliate of the Adviser, in July 1991 and became a General Partner in 1996.

Michael Fastert

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer

Michael Fastert, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer, joined the Adviser in June 2007 as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer overseeing all legal and compliance matters of the Adviser.

Steve Tangredi

Chief Information Officer

Steve Tangredi, Chief Information Officer, joined the Adviser in May 2004 and is responsible for its technology group.

Portfolio Managers

Drew Figdor

Portfolio Manager - Event Driven Global Merger Arbitrage Strategy

Drew Figdor joined TIG in 1986 as a Senior Arbitrage Analyst and became a General Partner in 1990. In 1993 he became the sole Portfolio Manager of the fund.

Investor Relations

George Sophocles

Managing Director, Investor Relations

George Sophocles, Managing Director, Investor Relations, joined TIG in April 2010.

Grace Crandall

Senior Director, Investor Relations

Grace Crandall, Senior Director, Investor Relations, joined TIG in September 2015.