Joshua W. Kaufman co-founded and co-managed Brenner West Capital Partners, a value-oriented investment partnership, from 2005-2019. The firm, which had peak assets under management of $1.6 billion, built a successful track record for its clients that significantly exceeded market returns net of all fees over that time. Brenner West utilized an investment strategy that featured deep fundamental research to support multi-year investments in publicly traded companies.
Prior to co-founding Brenner West, Joshua worked for two other family investment firms, MSD Capital & Korsant Partners. He began his career in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co focused on advising companies in the media, communications and entertainment sectors.
Joshua graduated with a BBA with high distinction from the University of Michigan Business School in 2000. He has been an active participant in numerous non-profit organizations including most recently serving on the Board of the Boys & Girls Harbor.
Today, Joshua is primarily focused on managing his family investment office. He invests across a broad spectrum of public and private asset classes. He and his wife and three children live in Westchester County.