Sandglass Capital Management Limited

REGION: Global


Sandglass Capital Management specializes in emerging markets investing across a range of asset classes. The founders of Sandglass Capital Management have been investing in emerging markets since 1995. The firm manages one product: a long-biased, global special situations fund focused on opportunistic value investments in cheap convex assets with low market correlations.

We are bottom-up investors:

• We follow a methodical and repeatable investment process.

• We place a premium on rigorous research and diligence.

• We are not afraid to manage an unconventional portfolio.

• We carefully choose attractive entry and exit point to limit our risk exposure.

• Every employee of the firm has a stake in the performance of the Fund.

The firm is multi-disciplined, multi-cultural, multi-paradigm and based in New York and Moscow to achieve broad geographic coverage.


Title: Founder / Managing Partner

Genna Lozovsky

Mr. Lozovsky is a founder and is the Managing Partner of the Manager. Mr. Lozovsky has more than 20 years of investment management and banking experience in emerging and developed economies, and has served on the boards of over a dozen public and private companies. Mr. Lozovsky was a co-founder of Salute Capital Management, where he concentrated on special situations investing in emerging markets and select developed economies across a range of asset classes. Prior to Salute, Mr. Lozovsky was a co-founder and Managing Director of the Sputnik Funds and Delta Private Equity Partners, two private equity investment funds targeting companies in the former Soviet Union and with combined assets under management of approximately $1.5 billion. Mr. Lozovsky began his career in the mergers and acquisitions department of Credit Suisse in New York. Mr. Lozovsky graduated with honors from the University of Chicago, where he studied economics and statistics. A U.S. citizen, Mr. Lozovsky was born in Ukraine and is fluent in Russian and proficient in French.

Michelle Kelner - Founder

Ms. Kelner is a founder of the Manager. Ms. Kelner was previously a Senior Partner and Portfolio Strategist with Prince Street Capital, a New York and Singapore based investment firm that specializes in emerging and frontier markets.

At Prince Street, Ms. Kelner served on the firm’s investment committee and was responsible for investment idea generation for the firm’s portfolios. She also led the firm’s business development, including building the firm’s institutional investor base, institutionalizing internal investment and risk management processes, and developing external reporting procedures.

Before joining Prince Street, Ms. Kelner spent 15 years in emerging markets as a portfolio manager and trader at hedge funds SAC Capital, Tudor Investment in New York, and Hermitage Capital in Moscow. She also spent six years as an investment banker focused on Russia and the former Soviet Union, at Unicredit in New York and UralSib Capital in Moscow.

Ms. Kelner graduated with honors in finance and economics from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. She was born in Russia and speaks the language fluently.

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27 West 24th Street, Suite 804
New York NY - 10010
646 780 1100
Contact Person:
Michelle Kelner
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