Senior Managing Director and Co-Chief Investment Officer
Prior to joining Delta, Mr. Tellini had over seven years of experience investing in litigation finance opportunities that generated recoveries of over $35 million.
Formerly the Managing Member of Brennecke Partners LLC, a Stamford, Connecticut-based private investment firm focused on specialty finance and growth capital investments. Investments included secondary market purchases from hedge funds of distressed assets; investments in litigation finance (both in commercial disputes and in intellectual property claims); and growth capital investments in fiber optic networks, data delivery technology, medical device companies, and industrial technologies.
Previously Mr. Tellini was a portfolio manager at the Palladin Group L.P., an $800 million market neutral hedge fund. At Palladin, Mr. Tellini was CEO of the captive Broker-Dealer; as well as a portfolio manager for specialty finance and PIPE transactions. Prior to Palladin Group, Mr. Tellini served as Chief Financial Officer of an e-commerce streaming media company where he helped raise over $37 million in preferred equity and debt financing. Mr. Tellini also has served as U.S. Treasurer of the $1.5 billion private equity firm, Wassall PLC, where he was the principle analyst responsible for supporting acquisition activities in North and South America, primarily focused on leveraged acquisitions of underperforming/turnaround multi-national concerns.
Mr. Tellini started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. As a Manager in the Corporate Finance and Business Restructuring practice at PwC, Mr. Tellini performed financial consulting services on behalf of banking institutions and other creditor constituencies in bankruptcy and out of court restructurings.
Lehigh University, B.S. (Accounting); and New York University Stern School of Business, MBA (Finance). Licensed Certified Public Accountant in New York State (inactive). Series 7 & 24 brokerage licenses (inactive).