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Prior to founding Bridgewater James Limited in 2006, he was a partner at Pantera Global Macro Fund managed by the former head of macro trading at Tiger Management Corp. Mr. Bennington was responsible for raising over $600 million.
Previously Mr. Bennington was based in London as a Managing Director at J.H. Whitney & Co., a manager with $5 billion in public and private equity and debt. He was responsible for fundraising in Europe and the Gulf. With his colleagues Mr. Bennington helped raise over $2 billion for Whitney’s private equity and hedge funds.
Prior to joining Whitney, Mr. Bennington was a Director at Alex. Brown & Sons in London where he placed funds with investors in Europe, the US, and the Gulf. As head of the Firm’s principal investing team, Mr. Bennington also proposed capital commitments to the investment committee and served on several fund committees and boards.
Mr. Bennington graduated from St. Paul’s School and Princeton University. In 1985 his Princeton four won the National Collegiate Rowing Championships. He currently serves on the Boards of Trustees of the American Farm School (Thessaloniki, Greece), Cathedral School for Boys (San Francisco, CA), and the Center for the Collaborative Classroom (Alameda, CA), and he has previously served on the Board of Directors of Cornerstone Literacy (New York, NY) and the Board of Trustees of St. Paul's School (Concord, NH), including as Chair of the SPS Alumni Fund. He holds dual US and UK citizenships. FINRA’s BrokerCheck.