Mick McGuire - Marcato Capital Management

Mick McGuire

is the Founder and Managing Member of Marcato Capital Management. Marcato manages a select number of passive and activist investments across all industries with a primary focus on opportunities in middle-market public equities. Prior to forming Marcato, Mick was with Pershing Square Capital Management. Mick has spent his entire career in private and public equity investing and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Princeton University.

Marcato Capital Management was recently named by Institutional Investor as its 2013 Emerging Hedge Fund Manager of the Year, as well as Absolute Return’s U.S Equity Fund of the Year earlier in 2013. back


  • Institutional Investor
    Institutional Investor's 2013 Hedge Fund Award Winners

    Institutional Investor - 06.28.13
    It was a hot night in New York City as Institutional Investor magazine recognized the winners of the 11th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards on June 27. Award recipients who gathered for the festivities at the Mandarin Oriental hotel included savvy hedge fund investors at endowments, foundations, family offices, corporate funds, public funds and sovereign funds.

  • Reuters
    Lear settles with activist investors, expands board

    Reuters - 04.01.13
    Auto parts maker Lear Corp (LEA.N) avoided a proxy battle with investors Marcato Capital Management LLC and Oskie Capital Management LLC by agreeing to increase and quicken the pace of its share buyback program and add a board member. Marcato - a $1.4 billion hedge fund run by Mick McGuire, one of activist investor William Ackman's former partners - put pressure on Lear in February, saying it planned to nominate candidates to the company's board.

  • Reuters
    Marcato Capital Management likes CyrusOne, ProSafe SE

    Reuters - 02.13.13
    Shares of newly formed company CyrusOne should drmatically climb higher in the next year as the world's voracious demand for data storage increases, a prominent hedge fund manager said on Wednesday. The company has the highest return on assets and the highest consensus revenue growth compared with its peers, Mick McGuire who runs $1.1 billion Marcato Capital Management said at the Harbor Investment Conference.

  • Hedge Fund Intelligence
    Absolute Return Awards for 2012

    Hedge Fund Intelligence - 02.12.13
    The Absolute Return Awards identify the best performing US hedge fund managers based on risk adjusted returns. The awards are regarded as the most prestigious and accurate in the industry. This year's gala ceremony and dinner was held at New York City's Gotham Hall, where the 300+ attendees mingled and witnessed the presentation of 18 awards recognizing the best in risk-adjusted performance.

  • WSJ
    Marcato Capital Management: Old Land Is Gold

    WSJ - 10.01.12
    Bill Ackman’s protege Mick McGuire, like his teacher, scrutinizes the value of the property owned by the companies he’s evaluating. Land that’s been on the books for years may be worth far more than a company paid for it, but accounting rules mean the land isn’t carried at its current value, he said during a presentation at the Value Investing Congress.


Marcato's McGuire on Prosafe and Share Outlook

Bloomberg TV - 02.14.13

Richard “Mick" McGuire, founder of Marcato Capital Management LLC, talks about his preference for Prosafe SE, and owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation rigs. The rigs, also known as floating hotels, are leased by oil exploration and services companies as quarters for their workers. He speaks with Scarlet Fu and Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.
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Wealth Strategies: Value Investor Likes Brookfield Best

Reuters Video - 10.04.12

Marcato Capital Management's Mick McGuire says Brookfield Residential Properties' vast land ownership and much lower multiple than its peers makes it the best value play in the homebuilders sector.
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