Eric DeLamarter – Portfolio Manager
Prior to founding Half Moon Capital in 2010, Eric DeLamarter earned an M.B.A. from The Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing at Columbia Business School, with a concentration in applied value investing. While attending Columbia Business School, Mr. DeLamarter was a research analyst at Stelliam Investment Management, a value-oriented hedge fund, where he focused on identifying and evaluating investment opportunities across various sectors. Prior to Columbia Business School, from 2006 to 2008, Mr. DeLamarter was an associate at Lineage Capital, LLC, a middle-market private equity fund, where his responsibilities included evaluating and structuring leveraged buyouts. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. DeLamarter was an investment banking analyst at RBC Capital Markets and during 2001, Mr. DeLamarter was an equity research associate at Merrill Lynch. Mr. DeLamarter earned a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan in 2002.
Brandon Carnovale – Senior Analyst
Prior to joining Half Moon Capital in 2022, Brandon was a research analyst at New York-based long/ short hedge funds MAK Capital and Marathon Partners Equity Management. In those roles, he focused on long and short investment opportunities across various sectors. Prior to Marathon, Brandon was an investment banking analyst in the M&A group at Western Reserve Partners (now Citizens Capital Markets). Brandon earned a B.S. in finance from the Wehle School of Business at Canisius College in 2013. At Canisius, Brandon was a member of the men’s NCAA Division I soccer team and selected to the CFA Research Challenge team.