Stephen Zinser

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Stephen Zinser
Stephen Martin Zinser

July 1957 (age 62)
United States
Alma materCornell University
OccupationHedge fund manager
Net worth£172 million (2016)[1]

Stephen Martin Zinser (born July 1957) is an American-born, London-based hedge fund manager.

Early life[edit]

Stephen Martin Zinser was born in July 1957[2] in the United States.[1] He graduated from Cornell University.[3]


Zinser worked for Chase Manhattan Bank from 1979 to 1992.[3][4] He worked in the London headquarters of Merrill Lynch from 1993 to 1999.[3][4]

In February 1999, Zinser co-founded European Credit Management, an asset management firm based in London, with Steven Blakey and Stephen Rumsey.[1][5][6] He served as its Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer.[4][7] By 2007, the firm had €22 billion of assets under management, when a majority stake was acquired by Wachovia. The firm is now fully owned by Wells Fargo.[6]

In 2015, Zinser founded Roxbury Asset Management, a London-based hedge fund based with US$47 million of assets under management upon its launch, alongside Sohail Malik and Douglas Shaw.[1][8] He serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment officer.[3]


Zinser serves on the board of the GAVI Alliance and Chairs the Investment Committee.[4] He also serves on the development board of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Zinser resides in London, U.K..[1] According to the Sunday Times Rich List, he is worth an estimated £172 million in 2016.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Rich List 2016: Stephen Zinser". The Sunday Times Magazine. p. 83.
  2. ^ "THE GAVI FUND AFFILIATE". Companies House. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d "Stephen Zinser". Bloomberg. Retrieved April 24, 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Board Members". GAVI. Retrieved April 24, 2016.
  5. ^ Burgess, Kate (January 10, 2007). "£500m deal for ECM as Wachovia swoops". Financial Times. Retrieved April 24, 2016.
  6. ^ a b Tett, Gillian; Davies, Paul J. (April 19, 2007). "ECM: Bankers who believed in the euro". Financial Times. Retrieved April 24, 2016. These days ECM has almost €22bn ($30bn) of assets, which are mostly invested in eurozone debt, ranging from corporate bonds and sovereign securities to leveraged loans.
  7. ^ Skypala, Pauline (March 20, 2011). "Stephen Zinser: rebuild plan on agenda". Financial Times. Retrieved April 24, 2016.
  8. ^ Fletcher, Laurence (September 29, 2015). "Roxbury Hedge Fund Raises $47 Million For Launch". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved April 24, 2016.