Alpine Associates Management Inc. (“Alpine” or the “Firm”) manages the Alpine funds, which were founded in 1976 and have produced outstanding absolute returns. The Alpine funds have engaged in merger arbitrage and long/short equity trading since their inception. The firm’s investment strategies also include convertible arbitrage.
  • Robert E. Zoellner, Jr
  • Brian T. Donahue
  • Todd J. Mason
  • Henry J. Cauceglia
  • Judey A. Delgado
  • Brad Cohen
  • Robert Boiardi
  • Eric K. Dubowsky, CFA
  • Robert von Hoffmann

Robert E. Zoellner, Jr

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer

Robert Zoellner, Jr. joined Alpine in 1983 and is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. He specializes in merger arbitrage and long/short equity trading. In addition, he is a director and a member of the risk management committee. He has been a portfolio manager since 1993 and was previously a trader at Alpine. He began his career as a specialist clerk with Lasker, Stone and Stern in 1983. Mr. Zoellner earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado.

Brian T. Donahue

Portfolio Manager

Brian Donahue joined Alpine in 1992 and is a Portfolio Manager. He specializes in convertible arbitrage. He has served in that position since 1997, following five years as a credit and options analyst at Alpine. Previously, he was a credit analyst at United Jersey Bank. Mr. Donahue earned a B.A. in Economics from Stockton College and an M.B.A. from Rutgers University Graduate School of Management.

Todd J. Mason

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Compliance Officer

Todd Mason joined Alpine in 1986 and is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. In addition, he is a member of the risk management committee. He has also been a senior research analyst at Alpine. Previously, he was a corporate securities attorney at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP. Mr. Mason graduated from Cornell University and Harvard Law School.

Henry J. Cauceglia

Director of Research

Henry Cauceglia joined Alpine in 2004 and is the Director of Research. He specializes in merger arbitrage and long/short equity trading and in analysis of arbitrage dislocations and downside capital management. Previously, he was a financial consultant for 21 years at Smith Barney and UBS Financial. Mr. Cauceglia earned a B.S. in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickenson University.

Judey A. Delgado

Senior Research Analyst

Judey Delgado joined Alpine in 1999 and is a Senior Research Analyst. She specializes in merger arbitrage with a focus on legal, financing and proxy issues, including antitrust and merger contract terms. Ms. Delgado earned a B.S. in Business Management /Specialization in Finance from Dominican College (cum laude).

Brad Cohen

Senior Research Analyst

Brad Cohen joined Alpine in 2008 and is a Senior Research Analyst. He specializes in merger arbitrage, with a focus on antitrust and regulatory matters. Mr. Cohen earned a B.S. in Finance from Syracuse University.

Robert Boiardi

Senior Trader

Robert Boiardi joined Alpine in 1994 and is a Senior Trader, specializing in merger arbitrage. Mr. Boiardi earned a B.A. in International Relations with a minor in Government from Lehigh University.

Eric K. Dubowsky, CFA

Senior Trader

Eric Dubowsky joined Alpine in 2007 and is a Senior Trader. He focuses on merger arbitrage, equity and derivative trading, and other strategies. Previously, he was a senior credit analyst in Alpine’s convertible arbitrage strategy. Prior to Alpine, he was a fixed income trader at Midwood Securities. Mr. Dubowsky holds a B.A. in Statistics and B.A. in Economics from the University of Rochester and is a CFA Charterholder. He is also a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts.

Robert von Hoffmann

Research Analyst

Robert von Hoffmann joined Alpine in 2016 and is a Research Analyst. He specializes in merger arbitrage and in the analysis of downside capital management. Mr. von Hoffmann earned an M.B.A. with concentrations in Finance and Executive Management and a B.A. in Economics from Marist College.