Josh Targoff

Job Title Partner, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel
Country USA
Current Employer Third Point

Josh Targoff is Partner, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Third Point LLC, an SEC-registered investment manager with over $14 billion under management, and a director of Third Point Reinsurance (NYSE: TPRE). Mr. Targoff joined Third Point as General Counsel in May of 2008, became Chief Operating Officer in 2009, and Partner in 2013.  As COO, Josh oversees the Firm’s Finance, Accounting, Trading Operations, and Investor Relations and Marketing functions.  As part of his General Counsel role, Mr. Targoff oversees compliance, and works closely with the firm’s investment team on its activist-shareholder campaigns.  Prior to joining Third Point, Mr. Targoff worked at Jefferies & Company, Inc. from 2003 to 2008, where he served as General Counsel of Investment Banking. From 1996 to 2003, Mr. Targoff was an associate in the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP. He received an A.B. from Brown University in 1991 and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1996.