Bruder Capital

Analytics Applied to a World of Risks


Vienna (Jing Hao) Liu, Statistics

Vienna has held multiple academic positions as a statistician and programmer of mathematical models for the past 5 years. Vienna has been a programmer with Baruch College's graduate program in management and with its Stan Ross graduate program in accountancy.

Vienna has also taught computer programming at Bramson ORT College. She was accepted for a Department of Energy Fellowship in 2014 and was also awarded a C.V. Starr scholarship.

Vienna graduated with an MS degree in statistics from Baruch College in 2015 and a BS degree from Tulane University in 2011.

Jeffrey Vanefsky, Capital Markets

Jeffrey Vanefsky has three decades of private and public capital markets experience.  He was previously managing director in charge of institutional high yield and leveraged loan sales at RBC Capital Markets and, for the prior sixteen years,  a director of institutional high yield and leveraged loan sales at Credit Suisse. 

Jeffrey's private equity experience began during the five year period from 1982 to 1987 when he was an associate of Triangle Industries analyzing leveraged buyouts and investing in special situations. Recent transactions have included sales of privately held real estate and industrial companies. 

Jeffrey graduated with a BA degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1983 and an MBA degree from New York University Graduate School of Business in 1987.

Jim Glanzer, Portfolio Management

Jim Glanzer has more than 30 years of experience investing in, trading, selling, researching, and marketing securities. Jim has worked extensively with high yield bonds, leveraged loans, credit derivatives, stressed, distressed and bankrupt securities, equities, and private placements. His fundamental research reports have been published on Bloomberg news.

Jim began his career as a bond trader with Lehman Brothers and then worked as a banker with Merrill Lynch. He subsequently founded, operated and sold a boutique brokerage firm which specialized in trading high yield bonds. More recently, Jim has held senior positions in the high yield groups of KeyBanc, RBC, and BNP Paribas.

Jim graduated with an AB degree from Stanford University in 1982 and an MBA degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Business in 1986.

Michael Glanzer, Chairman

Michael Glanzer has more than 20 years of experience negotiating transactions in the public securities and private equity markets. Michael served in both senior principal investment and advisory roles working on a wide range of large public industrial companies, among them: US Airways, Delta, Interstate Bakeries, Pilgrim’s Pride, Bruno’s, and Intermet.

Michael was formerly a principal at Keilin LLC/KPS Special Situations Fund where he specialized in private equity investments. He was an attorney with Davis Polk & Wardwell where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions and securities offerings. He began his career as an institutional equity trader with Lehman Brothers.

Michael graduated with a BA degree from Columbia College in 1978 and with a JD degree from New York University School of Law in 1984.