Taconic Capital Advisors is a multi-strategy hedge fund with about $9 billion in total assets under management. Taconic invests both passively and actively and is co-managed by Frank Brosens and Kenneth Brody. Brosens is a former Goldman Sachs partner where, among other positions, he served as head of risk arbitrage. He has presented at the World Economic Forum and the Council on Foreign Relations and is a graduate of Princeton University. Brody is also a Goldman alum and briefly served as President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States during the 1990s. Taconic Capital Advisors was founded in 1999.