Mr. O’Neill co-founded 57 Stars in 2005, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He is active in the due diligence and monitoring of fund managers across Emerging Markets globally, including in Africa, Southeast Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, China, and Korea, and serves on the advisory boards of numerous funds in those markets.
Prior to 57 Stars, Mr. O’Neill was an investment banker with significant international experience. From 1989 to 1999, he was with UBS Warburg in Hong Kong, Singapore, and New York, in a range of senior equity capital markets and corporate finance roles, and from 2000 to 2004, he was with Battery Kemble in New York and Washington, D.C., and focused on funding and strategic planning for new companies.
Mr. O’Neill has an AB (magna cum laude) in History from Brown University and an MBA (Arjay Miller Scholar) from Stanford University.