Whitebox Concentrated Convertible Arbitrage Fund: Whitebox Advisors

Americas Awards 2012


Robert Vogel is something of an anomaly in the largely quantitative world of convertible arbitrage.

As a partner at Whitebox Advisors and portfolio manager of its Concentrated Convertible Arbitrage Fund, he strives to stand apart from his model-driven peers.

"Rather than relying on models to find trades, we look for situations that are not conducive to the quantitative approach of most convertible arbitrage funds," Vogel says.

Vogel tries to limit his reliance on "cookie-cutter trades" that seek