Austin, TX (September 4, 2018) – Vida Capital, a leading alternative asset manager specializing in insurance-linked strategies, announced today that Michael Schaff will join the firm as Assistant General Counsel and Compliance Director.
“We are excited to announce the hire of Michael Schaff, who brings 15 years of experience in legal, compliance, and experience in the investment industry,” said David Serra, Senior Managing Director, and General Counsel.
Prior to joining Vida, Mr. Schaff served as Assistant General Counsel at Texas Municipal Retirement System (“TMRS”), a $27 billion public pension plan, where he advised primarily on alternative fund investments. Previously, Mr. Schaff focused on transactional support for the Private Equity Group, and on compliance matters for the Corporate Department, at Nippon Life Global Investors Americas, a registered investment adviser in New York City.
About Vida Capital Management
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, Vida Capital is a multi-billion dollar alternative asset management firm that manages both evergreen and closed-end structures. Vida specializes solely in insurance-linked strategies with a predominant focus on longevity-contingent risk.