Mike Edwards is a Partner at Arrowgrass Capital Partners where he serves as Head of the firm’s US business, member of the Executive Committee, and Head of Global Event Driven Strategies. Prior to joining Arrowgrass as a Partner in 2010, he spent six years at D.E. Shaw & Co as a Portfolio Manager in Global Special Situations. Mike co-managed D. E. Shaw's Risk Arbitrage and Event Driven sub-strategies and oversaw its Pan-Asian Special Situations business. He began his career as an M&A banker in Credit Suisse First Boston's Technology Group in San Francisco, where he advised on a broad array of transactions with a particular focus on cross-border situations.
Mike holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, where he graduated summa cum laude and is a Mandarin speaker.
He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Constance, and three children.