Seth Andrew Klarman

Founder at The Klarman Family Foundation

Seth Andrew Klarman

Seth Andrew Klarman

Founder at The Klarman Family Foundation

Overview
Career Highlights

The Baupost Group LLC
The Klarman Family Foundation

RelSci Relationships

3896

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

05/21/1957 - New York City, NY

Age

62

Number of Awards

8

Estimated Net Worth

$1.5B

Relationships
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Founder at Boston Jewish Community Women's Fund

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Co-Founder at Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation

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President at One8 Foundation

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Co-Founder at The Baupost Group LLC

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Co-Founder at Intuit, Inc.

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Executive Officer at Baupost Value Partners IV LP

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Partner & Chief Financial Officer at The Baupost Group LLC

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Partner & President at The Baupost Group LLC

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Founder at Facing History & Ourselves National Foundation, Inc.

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Elie Wiesel Professor Emeritus of Judaic Studies at Connecticut College

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For more than 30 years, Facing History and itself has believed that education is the key to combating bigotry and nurturing democracy.The firm works with educators throughout their careers to improve their effectiveness in the classroom, as well as their students' academic performance and civic learning. Through a rigorous investigation of the events that led to the Holocaust, as well as other recent examples of genocide and mass violence, students in a Facing History class learn to combat prejudice with compassion, indifference with participation, and myth and misinformation with knowledge.Facing History's impact in supporting teachers' effectiveness and promoting students' academic development and civic learning has been demonstrated in more than one hundred studies by independent researchers and Facing History evaluators.Since it was founded in 1976 in Brookline, Massachusetts, Facing History and itself has grown from an innovative course taught in a single school district to an international organization with more than 150 staff members in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Memphis, New England, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto, and partnerships in Northern Ireland, Israel, Rwanda, China and South Africa. These offices and partnerships, as well as projects throughout North America and around the world, support a network of more than 29,000 trained educators who reach nearly two million young people annually.

Education
MBA, Baker Scholar
Class of 1982

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a Minor in History, magna cum laude
Class of 1979

Along with its excellent faculty and facilities, Cornell University boasts a beautiful location in the Finger Lakes region of central New York. The huge hillside campus overlooks Lake Cayuga and is crisscrossed by deep gorges and bridges. Cornell is unique among the Ivy League universities in that its agricultural program is part of the state school system. Cornell is well known for its schools of engineering and hotel management. Its strengths in research and instruction have earned it membership in the Association of American Universities, and Cornell can also boast of a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Cornell's athletic teams are called the Big Red.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member
Current

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Member

Certainly the most public and perhaps the best-known description of the purposes of Delta Chi, the Preamble‘s principle ideals offer profound potential as a guide to daily life as a brother. Furthermore, Delta Chi has developed the Eleven Basic Expectations of each member, as a way to embody and employ these principle values.

Career History
Co-Founder
1982 - Current

The Baupost Group employs a value-oriented, multi-strategy investment approach that seeks to invest their capital to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns over an extended period of time. The firm seek to invest in assets which are undervalued relative to their market price. The Baupost Group invest, either directly or indirectly, in securities and other assets that have some or all of the following characteristics: (1) they are currently out-of-favor, but have good prospects (2) they sell at a significant discount to underlying economic value (3) they have catalysts in place for the realization of underlying value (4) they are highly complex (5) they are somewhat or highly illiquid and (6) they sell at prices below what would reasonably be expected due to market imperfections and inefficiencies, including but not limited to temporary supply demand imbalances, information gaps, and selling pressures. They invest across a range of financial instruments, asset classes and geographic regions. Investments may include securities and assets of all types, including, but not limited to, stock (common, preferred and convertible), warrants, options, swaps, trade claims, bank debt, bonds, other debt instruments including self-originated loans, currency, futures, derivatives, commodities, contract rights, royalty interests, non-US securities and other assets (including in emerging markets), structured investment vehicles, secured and unsecured instruments, ABS, CMBS, RMBS, real estate and related instruments, other complex financial instruments and rights and distressed assets. Securities may be listed or traded on domestic or non-US exchanges or other trading networks (including OTC markets), as well as securities that are unlisted and trade infrequently or not at all.

Founder
Current

The Klarman Family Foundation seeks to identify areas of unmet need and to advance solutions to addressing them. They believe passionately in the promise and importance of creative thinking, strategic leadership and strong organizations to help bring about change. Their intention as a Foundation is to help make measurable progress in improving the lives of others.

Executive Officer
Current
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

For more than 30 years, Facing History and itself has believed that education is the key to combating bigotry and nurturing democracy.The firm works with educators throughout their careers to improve their effectiveness in the classroom, as well as their students' academic performance and civic learning. Through a rigorous investigation of the events that led to the Holocaust, as well as other recent examples of genocide and mass violence, students in a Facing History class learn to combat prejudice with compassion, indifference with participation, and myth and misinformation with knowledge.Facing History's impact in supporting teachers' effectiveness and promoting students' academic development and civic learning has been demonstrated in more than one hundred studies by independent researchers and Facing History evaluators.Since it was founded in 1976 in Brookline, Massachusetts, Facing History and itself has grown from an innovative course taught in a single school district to an international organization with more than 150 staff members in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Memphis, New England, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto, and partnerships in Northern Ireland, Israel, Rwanda, China and South Africa. These offices and partnerships, as well as projects throughout North America and around the world, support a network of more than 29,000 trained educators who reach nearly two million young people annually.

Board Member Emeritus
Current

The David Project positively shapes campus opinion on Israel by educating, training, and empowering student leaders to be thoughtful, strategic and persuasive advocates.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2015

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$20K - $50K
2014

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$25K - $50K
2014

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Political Donations
$100K
2016

Founder at Young Guns Program

$2,700
2016

Senator from Pennsylvania

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Baupost Value Partners IV LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Baupost Limited Partnership 1987 F-1 raised money in a private placement transaction

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Baupost Value Partners LP III raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Awards & Honors
Rank #1376
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #1367
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #1250
2015
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Creative Works
Author

Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor

Events
Speaker
New York City, NY
Inaugural New York Value Investing Congress

Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Speaker
Boston, MA, United States
2012 Harvard Business School Investment Conference

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