Uniquely positioned for their thesis, Chief Investment Officer John W. Rosenthal, Sr. has the background, experience and credentials are relevant to invest primarily in the common stock of community banks located throughout the U.S. having spent his career serving and leading community banks, as Chairman and CEO of St. Josephs Capital Bank and as Vice President and Senior Corporate Banker at The First National Bank of Chicago. JWRCM takes a quantitative and qualitative approach to making investment decisions. Utilizing FDIC data and other publicly available information, as well as personal meetings with management of the financial institutions they research allows for a more comprehensive investment decision making process.
These parallel funds are structured as Hedge Funds seeking current income and long-term capital appreciation through non-control equity investments in small- to mid-capitalization publicly traded bank and thrift holding companies and insured depository institutions.
Taking a more broad-based approach to investments in bank stocks, this fund still seeks current income and long-term capital appreciation through non-control equity investments in publicly traded bank stocks, focusing on banks of all capitalization levels.
The Firm seeks to enter into close professional relationships with investors in its limited partnerships, serving a large number of retail investors for more than a decade, as well as the companies in which the partnerships invest.
Gryphon provides a holistic approach to servicing clients.
Gryphon provides a full back-office offering to the funds by providing:
In addition to the work with the funds, Gryphon also provides fund accounting and tax compliance services for the management company and general partner to the fund. Lastly,
Gryphon completes the tax loop as the individual tax preparer for members of JWRCM.