Bayberry Capital Partners is a New York-based hedge fund founded by Angela Aldrich and Brian Smith in 2019. Prior to starting Bayberry Capital Partners, both Angela Aldrich and Brian Smith worked at John Griffin’s Blue Ridge Capital, which shut down in 2017 after a glorious 21-year run during which it returned its investors an average return of 15.3% annually.
Angela Aldrich graduated from Duke University with an economics degree, after which she got her MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Angela Aldrich has previously worked at Goldman Sachs, BDT Capital Partners and the now-defunct Scout Capital Management. Brian Smith graduated from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration degree specializing in accounting. He spent more than 18 years at Blue Ridge Capital. After Blue Ridge Capital closed down and before starting Bayberry Capital Partners in the interim period, Brian Smith also co-produced Broadway shows. His show ‘Once on This Island’ won a Tony award in 2018.