Quaker Capital Investments, LLC is a single family investment office founded in Pittsburgh, PA in 2014. The objective of the family office is to invest in long term value and human potential, carrying forward the value-oriented investment philosophy established under Quaker Capital Management Corp. with a long term(generational) investment horizon. The family office complements its core investments in public equities with regional early stage venture capital investments alongside select world class entrepreneurs primarily through its incubator and university networks at Carnegie-Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pennsylvania.
The family office is also developing a direct private equity capability. In partnership with West Allen Capital, the group acquired the Ruscoe Company, a 75 years old adhesives and sealants manufacturer based in Akron, Ohio. Quaker Capital Investments is seeking to build a portfolio of select control investments in high quality, family-owned businesses faced with succession or estate planning challenges.
Mr. Mark G. Schoeppner, managing member, is a chartered financial analyst with over 40 years of investment experience. In 1985, he founded the money management firm, Quaker Capital Management Corp. in Pittsburgh, subsequently leading an investment team for 28 years, 18 of which the company also managed a long-short equity hedge fund. After closing the firm and its fund at the end of 2013, he formed Quaker Capital Investments, LLC. Mr. Schoeppner graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Economics(Finance concentration) from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1983. He is a past board member of The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and the Grant Foundation(HAS Haiti) and is currently a member of the board of trustees of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Pittsburgh. He enjoys skiing of all forms(except uphill) and posing as a part-time rancher.
Kyle G. Schoeppner, early stage venture analyst, is a 2015 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with a B.A. in Science, Technology and Society. He is based out of New York, NY and concentrates on sourcing and evaluating angel and seed investment opportunities for the family office. He participates in the Pennsylvania Angel Network and frequently makes site visits to Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. His current favorite incubator is Urban-X located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and you can find him drinking craft beer and exploring the local music scene.
Troy Schoeppner is serving as an international and short-focused equity researcher. He attended The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School before transferring and graduating Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh. Troy enjoys skiing with family and loves to cook for his friends. He also studied Mandarin Chinese across high school and college.
Quaker Capital Investments, LLC, P.O. Box 62010, Pittsburgh, PA 15241