Aaron Hara, MD, Director of Investments, RBC Alternative Asset Management
...Aaron Hara joined RBC Capital Markets in January of 2002.He oversees portfolio construction and management, and hedge fund selection and due diligence for all of RBC Alternative Asset Management's (AAM) portfolios.Hara is a member of AAM's Investment Committee and AAM's Strategy Committee.Prior to joining AAM, Hara held a position with RBC Capital Markets as a director in the Alternative Assets Group (AAG) which provides structured products.His
primary responsibilities included performing due diligence and research on hedge fund investments of AAG
, oversight of client hedge fund portfolios, and risk management.Prior to RBC Capital Markets, he worked at Goldman Sachs & Co's SLK Division as a trader and analyst of event driven strategies, with a focus on risk arbitrage.Prior to Goldman Sachs & Co, he worked for Spear, Leeds & Kellogg, a specialist and market making firm, on the proprietary trading desk focusing on event arbitrage, the floor of AMEX trading derivatives, NYSE trading equities, and for SLK Capital Markets making markets and trading NASDAQ securities.Hara graduated with a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.