September 30, 2021
Mr. Lewitt is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Third Friday Management, LLC a hedge fund, private equity and merchant banking firm located in South Florida that invests exclusively on behalf of non-US investors. Mr. Lewitt has over 30 years of investment experience and successfully managed large credit portfolios through several credit crises. Mr. Lewitt is recognized as one of the few investors and strategists to forecast the credit crisis of 2001-2002 and the global financial crisis of 2008. Mr. Lewitt co-founded Harch Capital Management in 1991, where he produced strong risk-adjusted returns managing non-investment grade credit portfolios for large institutional clients. Prior thereto, Mr. Lewitt was an investment banker at Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc. and a tax attorney. Mr. Lewitt is the editor and publisher of The Credit Strategist, a monthly newsletter covering economics, politics and markets read around the world that he founded in 2001. He is also the author of two books: The Death of Capital: How Creative Policy Can Restore Stability (John Wiley & Sons, 2010) and The Committee to Destroy the World: Inside the Plot to Unleash a Super Crash on the Global Economy (John Wiley & Sons, 2016). His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic and many other publications.