Michael Friedman

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Friedman joined Hilco Global as Chief Executive Office for Hilco IP Merchant Banking, and brings his knowledge of IP financing, monetization and capital markets solutions to Hilco's corporate clients in addition to other intellectual property owners.

Prior to joining Hilco, Michael held a 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.  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.

 Earlier, Michael founded and served as Managing Partner of FHS Investments, LLC, a multi-strategy hedge fund.  Before that, Michael 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.   Michael practiced mergers and acquisitions and securities law before entering investing and investment banking.


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