Kyle Bass Profile
Kyle is the Managing Member and Principal of Hayman Capital Managementâ€™s general partner, formed in December 2005. Hayman Capital Management serves as the investment manager to the Hayman Capital Master Fund LP and Japan Macro Opportunities Master Fund LP.
Mr. Bass is well known for his prescient investment analysis of the subprime crisis. In September 2007, he appeared as an expert witness before the House of Representatives Financial Services Capital Markets Subcommittee and in 2010, he appeared as a Financial Market Participant before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, a bi-partisan 10-member panel established by Congress to examine the causes of the financial crisis. He is on the Board of Directors for The University of Texas Investment Management Co. ($16 billion AUM) and is a founding member of the Serengeti Asset Management Advisory Board.
Prior to forming Hayman Advisors, Mr. Bass worked as a Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co., and as a Managing Director at Legg Mason, Inc. Mr. Bass graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Christian University.
Kyle Bass makes bold bets according to his view on macro economics. He made a fortune in 2007 by betting against sub-prime CDOs.