NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2014) - On November 3, 2014, Institutional Investor and SumZero, the world's largest online membership community of buy-side investment professionals, hosted InvestPitch 2014, a competition in which 20 emerging managers delivered their best stock ideas in a four-minute pitch to an audience of professional investors. 

The event took place at Bloomberg Tradebook's headquarters in NYC, where the audience evaluated each presenter's idea.

Videos of all presenters' pitches will be available for viewing beginning on November 17th, 2014 at Visitors can also register to download each presenter's written pitch summary and register to receive email notifications when new pitches are available. Full versions of presenters' pitch summaries (including charts, full valuation and more) are available only to SumZero members at

Presenting managers and stocks pitched:

  • Sahm Adrangi (Kerrisdale Capital): Long on Savills (LSE: SVS)
  • Zack Buckley (Buckley Capital Partners): Long on Capitec (JSE: CPI)
  • Ian Clark (Dichotomy Capital): Short on Transocean (RIG)
  • Travis Cocke (Voss Capital): Short on GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH)
  • Charles Goldblum (Hurley Capital): Long on Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT)
  • Spencer Grimes (Twinleaf Management): Long on E.W. Scripps (SSP)
  • David Hanson (Hanson Wells Partners): Long on Alleghany (Y)
  • Sam Hendel (Levin Capital): Long Newcastle on Investment (NCT)
  • Terry Lally (Spotlight Funds): Long on Staples (SPLS)
  • Daniel Lawrence (Elmrox Investment Group): Long on Realogy (RLGY)
  • Donald Marchiony (Westpark Capital): Long on Tower Semi (TSEM)
  • Kyle Mowery (GrizzlyRock Capital): Long on Leucadia National (LUK)
  • Brian Pitkin (URI Capital): Long on JPMorgan Chase TARP Warrants (JPM/WS)
  • Keith Rosenbloom (Cruiser Capital): Long on Ferro (FOE)
  • Nicholas Snyder (Snyder Brown Capital): Long on Sears Holdings (SHLD)
  • Jeff Sutton (ValueTree Investments): Long on Kohl's (KSS)
  • Mike Winston (Sutton View Capital): Long on Starz (STRZA)
  • Vad Yazvinski (Jordan Capital): Long on American Capital (ACAS)
  • Josh Young (Young Capital): Long on Stone Energy (SGY)
  • Michael Zapata (Sententia Capital): Long on Aaron's (AAN)

An article about the event, Big Ideas from Small Hedge Fund Managers, can be found on Institutional Investor's website.

New video pitches will be published regularly to in 2015.

For more information contact Laura Pagliaro at or call (212) 224-3896.

About InvestPitch
InvestPitch, produced by Institutional Investor and SumZero, is a multimedia platform that accelerates the discovery of emerging managers and their best investing ideas through events and regularly published pitch videos and written idea summaries. For more information, visit

About Institutional Investor
For over 45 years, Institutional Investor has distinguished itself among the world's leading financial publications, reporting on institutional asset management, banking and capital markets and those people, trends and companies who are transforming international finance . Institutional Investor's award-winning magazine and website have become essential reading for the world's leading financiers, C-suite executives and investors, who rely on II's reporting and analysis to make informed decisions.

The breadth and depth of Institutional Investor's reporting, as well as its much anticipated 60+ rankings of top research analysts, C-suite executives and money managers around the world, have made Institutional Investor a premier service.

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About SumZero
SumZero is the world's largest community of investment professionals working at hedge funds, mutual funds, and private equity funds. With more than 10,000 pre-screened professionals collaborating on a fully-transparent platform, SumZero fosters the sharing of many thousands of proprietary investment reports every year and offers several ancillary services in support of that effort. These free services include capital introduction services, buyside career placement services, media placement, and more. SumZero's membership base is represented by analysts and PMs at nearly all of the world's largest and most prominent investment funds. For more information, visit