Special Advisor, Hedge Funds
Mr. Cavanna is a Special Advisor focused on global hedge funds and co-investments. He is also CIO and Co-founder of Old Farm Partners, a hedge fund allocation firm focused on smaller and mid-sized hedge funds as well as allocating to co-investment opportunities. Old Farm allocates to long-short equity and global macro-oriented strategies. Mr. Cavanna is based in Manhattan and his firm launched in June 2016 with the backing of a large U.S. university endowment. Prior to launching Old Farm, Mr. Cavanna led the Manager Selection Team at Soros Fund Management, a multi-billion-dollar family office. This group at Soros allocated to external hedge funds as well as actively invested in co-investment opportunities. Prior to Soros, he was a Partner and the Director of Research at Titan Advisors, a $5 billion fund of funds firm based in Connecticut. In total Mr. Cavanna has actively allocated to a variety of hedge funds for the last 15 years. He received his MBA from Vanderbilt University in 2001 and received his BA in English from the University of Richmond in 1994.