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Tom Sherwood

Head of Business Development, Partner

Fast Facts

  • Head of Business Development at Magnetar
  • Member of the Management, Operations and New Business and Ethics Committees
  • 25+ years of industry experience, with 15+ years in fixed income sales & trading businesses

Tom Sherwood is responsible for leading Magnetar’s business development, client relationship management, and investor relations functions globally. Tom and his team work together to serve the needs of Magnetar’s institutional and wealth management clients across the world, providing alternative investment solutions and dedicated client service. He has worked in this capacity since joining Magnetar in 2013. Tom is also a member of Magnetar’s Management, Operations and New Business and Ethics Committees.

Tom joined Magnetar from Barclays Capital, where he was a Managing Director in Fixed Income Sales. He was responsible for managing relationships across a range of institutional clients with a focus on credit markets, derivatives and structured products. He joined Barclays in 2008 as part of the acquisition of Lehman Brothers, where he worked in the same capacity beginning in 2004. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Tom spent 9 years at Merrill Lynch in both sales and trading roles across a number of fixed income markets including structured credit, interest rate, and municipal derivatives.

Tom earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economy with honors from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.


Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Master of Business Administration

Princeton University
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Political Economy

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