Ben Canet Investment Manager

Ben Canet is an Investment Manager at Israeli pension fund Phoenix, where he heads global credit and SPAC investments.  Prior to making aliyah in June 2019, Ben was based in New York where he worked as a Portfolio Manager for hedge fund Arrowgrass Capital. Earlier in his New York career, Ben was an M&A investment banker at Credit Agricole from 2001 to 2007 and led the Equities Special Situations desk at UBS from 2009 to 2014.

Ben grew up in France and served as Secretary General of the French Union of Jewish Students from 1999 and 2001.  In the US, Ben served on the Board of UJA-NY, sitting on numerous committees raising funds from Wall Street professionals and allocating to international projects.

Ben holds a BA in economics from Paris’ Political Science Institute, a Masters in finance from ESSEC Paris and an MBA from NYU Stern.