Valerie J. Friedman
Valerie Friedman is a Principal at Bracebridge Capital, LLC, a Boston-based hedge fund.
Valerie joined Bracebridge in 2006 and is the Head of Business Development for the firm, in which capacity she is responsible for both Investor Relations and Marketing.
In addition, she manages the external alternative investments of the firm's partners, which include Venture Capital and Private Equity.
Between 1986 and 2005, Valerie worked at Salomon Brothers Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. where she was a Managing Director and senior salesperson in the Global Fixed Income department, specializing in emerging markets.
was responsible for opening and managing Salomon Brothers'
emerging markets trading desk in London in 1992-3 as well as initiating the firm's emerging markets business in Japan in the late 1980s.
Valerie sits on the Board of Directors for several private medical device and biotechnology companies including ImmuneXcite, Imacor, Novalere and VisionScope Technologies, and serves as an observer to the Daktari Diagnostics Board.
Valerie received her M.B.A. in finance from Columbia Business School in 1987 and her B.A. in political science from Northwestern University in 1985.