Bill Hughes is the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Digital Colony Liquid Opportunities Fund and is responsible for liquid strategies at Digital Colony. He joined the firm from Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors where he managed funds focused on special situation investments in TMT, real estate and financial services.
Mr. Hughes has been engaged in public securities investing as an analyst and portfolio manager since 1998, and he previously managed similar strategies at Allen & Company, Pequot Capital Management and Société Générale. He began his career as an investment banking analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mr. Hughes is an honors graduate of the University of Chicago with a concentration in economics. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. He is also the co-author of “Quality in the Selection of REITs”, a whitepaper on the key fundamental factors underpinning successful REIT investments. Mr. Hughes is a trustee of Seven Arrows Elementary School.