The Billion Dollar Interview with Matthew Luckett, Partner and Co-Portfolio Manager at Balestra Capital, Ltd.
Balestra Capital was founded by James Melcher in 1979 as an investment advisor for high net worth clients. In 1999 Mr. Melcher and Norman Cerk, who joined the firm in 1997, co-founded the firm's global macro strategy. Matthew Luckett joined Balestra Capital in 2004 as a partner and co-portfolio manager. Prior to joining the firm Mr. Luckett was a venture capitalist and senior operating executive for three years, following the sale of his firm SoundView Technology Group where he was a Principal and Senior Research Analyst - to Wit Capital and subsequently to Charles Schwab. Balestra Capital is an SEC registered investment advisor since 1987 and, beginning in 2013, a CFTC registered commodity pool operator and member of the NFA.