Michael Friedman

Michael Friedman

Chief Executive Officer
Hilco IP Merchant Banking

mfriedman@hilcoglobal.com

Michael recently joined Hilco Global from his position as Managing Director at Ocean Tomo, LLC, an intellectual property merchant bank. Michael led the Investments practice, which included Investment Banking, Asset Management and Investment Research.  As an IP investment banker, Michael executed IP financing, monetization and capital markets solutions for corporations and other intellectual property owners.  He also served as Chief Investment Officer of OT Asset Management, engaging in public equity, special situations, IP collateralized lending where intellectual property insight drives alpha creation.

Prior to joining Ocean Tomo in 2007, Michael founded and was Managing Partner of FHS Investments, LLC, a multi-strategy hedge fund.  Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at UBS where he ran a $3 billion portfolio as co-head of Special Situations for O’Connor hedge fund and proprietary Special Situations trading.  Mr. Friedman practiced mergers and acquisitions and securities law before entering investing and investment banking.