Tony Gannon is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Abbey Capital Limited, the Dublin-based alternative investment specialist.
Tony founded Abbey Capital in 2000 with a vision to create an alternative investment business providing multi-manager funds in the managed futures, foreign exchange and global market sectors of the hedge fund industry. Over its sixteen year history, Tony has overseen Abbey Capital’s growth from a start-up to a global company. Abbey Capital is currently one of the largest independent allocators in the Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) industry globally.
Prior to founding Abbey Capital, Tony was a co-founder of Allied Irish Capital Management (AICM), in conjunction with Allied Irish Banks. He helped to grow the company to become one of the largest European CTAs, with funds under management growing from an initial $50 million to in excess of $1.4 billion.
Tony has more than 25 years’ investment experience in the managed futures industry. He is recognised and acknowledged as a leader in the industry globally. He is a regular guest speaker at alternative investment industry conferences.
Tony graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Masters in Business Studies with Finance from University College Dublin, Ireland.