Roy Sebag is the managing principal of Braavos Capital, an international private investment organization engaged in value-oriented investments across a variety of asset classes and industries. He is also Chief Executive Officer of Goldmoney Inc. following the merger of Goldmoney with BitGold, an online financial platform providing free global payments and secure savings in physical redeemable gold bullion. Mr. Sebag founded the company in 2014 along with Joshua Crumb.
Mr. Sebag has been an active investor and market participant for nearly 18 years having developed an insatiable appetite for knowledge, self-education, and problem solving from a young age.
That passion developed into a private investment partnership that was launched in 2004 with a modest base of capital where Mr. Sebag served as founder and portfolio manager. Essentia Equity Ltd. engaged in fundamental long and short equity investing in distressed, event-driven, and natural resource related opportunities. At Essentia, Mr. Sebag developed a successful track record focusing and investing in highly charged binary events including bankruptcies, reorganizations, and geopolitical uncertainties. From 2004-2010 Essentia Equity delivered superior risk-adjusted returns and was quoted in financial media publications including: Barrons, Bloomberg, Globes, The Marker, and Sum Zero.
In 2012 Mr. Sebag established the Braavos Foundation which makes philanthropic investments supporting exceptional organizations that tackle important social issues. Braavos Foundation has supported organizations including: Gordon Parks Foundation, Global Witness, Seeds of Africa Fund, Pencils of Promise, Foundational Questions Institute, and others.