Jon Ylvisaker - Managing Member and Fund Manager of Wolfacre Global Management, LLC, in New York City.

Managing Member and Fund Manager at Wolfacre Global Management, LLC



Current location

United States

Work category

Accounting and Finance



Jon Ylvisaker started his financial career at Gruss & Co. as a Research Analyst in 1998 and by 2003, had risen to the position of Senior Analyst and Partner. He served in that capacity for the next five years. While at Gruss & Co., its staff created two hedge fund strategies: merger arbitrage in 2000 and special situations in 2003. He left the company at the end of 2007 to work for Miura Global, a global long/short equity fund at Tiger Management.

Jon Ylvisaker started Wolfacre Global Management, LLC, in New York City, where he is currently the Managing Member and Fund Manager. Wolfacre specializes in investing in global long/short equities and is part of the Tiger Management family of hedge funds. Jon Ylvisaker regularly donates to the TEAK Fellowship, an organization that helps children from low-income backgrounds in the New York City area attend top colleges, and he enjoys golf and tennis in his free time.

Jon Ylvisaker's Professional Experience

2009 - Present

Wolfacre Global Management, LLC - Managing Member and Fund Manager

Wolfacre Global Managment is a global long/short equity investment hedge fund.

Jon Ylvisaker's Education and Qualifications


Bachelor/Degree - Economics and History

College of Charleston

Jon Ylvisaker's Additional Information



Charitable Activities - Teak Fellowship

Other Interests - Golf, Tennis