Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Portfolio Manager

Mr. Sorush Shawn Abboud spent over 15 years on the institutional side of Wall Street. He earned his stripes trading distressed credit for Goldman Sachs’ prop book in New York City before he became a senior analyst at Och Ziff Capital prior to their IPO in 2007. In 2009, Mr. Abboud left Och Ziff to start the hedge fund arm at a firm called Fulcrum Capital with another senior analyst from Och Ziff. That firm’s focus was on buying & selling non-securities, specifically bankruptcy trade claims, litigation claims & bank debt in bankrupt estates across the globe in the years after the 2008 Financial Crisis. Mr. Abboud was a Partner at Fulcrum Capital for over 5 years, running the firm’s practice in Dubai, UAE for 3 years where he was responsible for managing a team of traders focused on trading risk in Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Eastern Europe. After the firm’s first fund posted incredible performance for LPs over 3 years, and prior to raising the firm’s second fund, Mr. Abboud married his wife Christina, decided to sell his stake in Fulcrum Capital and retired from the firm. After taking time off away from the business, Mr. Abboud decided to come back to Wall Street and manage private client capital for high net worth families, celebrities and professional athletes.