Ashler Capital

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Overview

Established in 2017, Ashler Capital is a value-oriented equity business with long-term holding periods. The team seeks to take positions across two sub-strategies:

  • Deep Value – Investments in companies that are either cyclically depressed, experiencing significant change, have hidden value or are underfollowed.
  • Constructive Engagement – Investments in companies where the team identifies an opportunity to engage with existing management teams pursuing opportunities to improve operating performance and strategic focus.

Sector of focus: Industrials

Approach to Investing

Ashler Capital combines a fundamental investment approach and strong relationships with existing management teams in an effort to achieve consistently high risk-adjusted returns through investments in undervalued public companies.

Offices: Chicago

Leadership

Matt Simon
Head of Ashler Capital

Since joining Citadel in 2004, Mr. Simon has served in a number of roles including Portfolio Manager for the Global Equities Energy and Industrials team, Capital Goods Analyst on the Global Equities Industrials team and Analyst on Citadel’s Event Driven team. He served as Citadel’s Regional Head of Equities in Chicago from 2013-2016. Prior to joining Citadel, Mr. Simon was an Associate at Madison Dearborn Partners on their communications investment team and an Analyst at Salomon Smith Barney. Mr. Simon received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting with high honors from Lehigh University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.