LAKEWOOD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Crawford Lake Capital Management, LLC (“Crawford Lake”), an investment management firm that specializes in trading-oriented long/short equity strategies, today announced the appointment of Dov Lando as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Mr. Lando joins from MKP Capital Management LLC, where he spent six years as General Counsel with responsibility for managing global legal and compliance operations. At Crawford Lake, Mr. Lando will oversee all legal, regulatory and compliance matters, while also working with the firm’s executive committee on strategic initiatives.

“Dov is the perfect person to lead Crawford Lake’s legal and compliance functions as we continue to grow and evolve,” said Jeff Schachter, President and Chief Operating Officer. “His experience building and managing teams that have served the needs of respected institutions is extremely complementary to our go-forward vision. We are very pleased to have an individual of Dov’s caliber joining our firm.”

Prior to his six years at MKP Capital, Mr. Lando was General Counsel at Arden Asset Management LLC, and before that he was Assistant General Counsel at American International Group (NYSE: AIG). He began his career at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, where he advised a diverse client base on various hedge fund and investment management issues.

“It is very exciting to be joining Crawford Lake after seeing the firm’s impressive growth over the past few years,” said Mr. Lando. “I appreciate the confidence that Isaac, Jack and Jeff have placed in me. They have built a tremendous firm with a differentiated investment philosophy and platform, and I am proud to be joining the team.”

In his newly created role, Mr. Lando will report to Mr. Schachter. His appointment is effective immediately.

About Crawford Lake

Founded in 2006, Crawford Lake Capital Management, LLC is a privately-held investment management firm that specializes in trading-oriented long/short equity strategies. The firm’s investment team, which is led by Co-Portfolio Managers Isaac Markowitz and Jack Herzka, presently manages close to $800 million in assets on behalf of a diverse group of public institutions, private entities and qualified individual clients. For additional information, please visit https://www.crawfordlakecapital.com.

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