Mark D. Hines provides research and market analysis to the Left Brain Capital Appreciation Fund. The Fund is managed by Left Brain Wealth Management, a registered investment advisory firm that is owned and operated by Mr. Hines’ classmate from graduate school at the University of Chicago, Noland Langford. Mr. Hines is also a duly registered investment advisor representative with Left Brain Wealth Management. More information regarding the fund is available at Left Brain Capital Management.

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News and Updates:

June 2018

ValueWalk's Hidden Value Stocks - Left Brain Capital

An in-depth profile on Left Brain Capital Management, chronicling its outperformance in 2016, investment process and some favorite stocks for 2018.

June 6, 2018

ValueWalk - The Under The Radar Hedge Fund Crushing The Market With its Tech Picks

Left Brain Capital Management's stellar lifetime performance - 256.6% since inception - and the investment thinking behind it is the subject of this feature.

February 2018

Black Enterprise - Invest in These 5 Stocks Now, Says Top African-American Investment Manager

Business leaders and entrepreneurs with ideas on where to invest over the next few years.

August 8, 2017

CNBC - Left Brain CEO: Valeant Earnings A ‘Turnaround Story’

Left Brain’s analysis on why Valeant bonds continue to look like a viable option for investors.

August 8, 2017

Barron's - Valeant Bonds Rise on Early Debt Repayment

Why Left Brain sees continued upside in Valeant bonds because of their spreads versus U.S. Treasuries.

July 11, 2017

CityWire Americas - Chicago hedge fund sets up Miami office for LatAm push

Citywire Americas highlights Left Brain’s expansion and its strategic focus on the Caribbean.

April 26, 2017

Hedge Fund Alert - Left Brain Leverages Early Returns

A profile of Left Brain’s stellar performance in 2016 and growth plans for 2017.

March 23, 2017

Barron's - A Safer Way to Invest in Valeant. Really.

How Left Brain is betting on select healthcare companies by buying the bonds, not the stocks.

January 25, 2017

HFM Week- Investors Need to Stop Focusing Solely on Larger Managers

“Do the due diligence and protect yourselves from riskier investments, but stop turning allocation into an asset-sized beauty pageant.” (Subscription required)

December 30, 2016

Barron's - Scientific Games: Stock is Expensive, But Bonds Yield 11%

Left Brain’s latest capital appreciation finds: “[We]… started buying bonds when they were in the $60-$65 range…they have climbed to $83.5.”

December 7, 2016

TheStreet - American Airlines, Health Equity Likely to Keep Rallying Through 2017

Why some of Left Brain’s favorite stocks could grow in value over the next few years.

December 6, 2016

TheStreet - Five Below, Freeport McMorAn Will Fare Well in 2017

“We’ve still got a long way to go…and I think the shares are just getting going.”

November 11, 2016

ThinkAdvisor - The Alternatives to Chasing Yield

How the relentless chase for yield can backfire and why a fresh approach to asset allocation is in order.

November 2, 2016

Opalesque - For This Long-Biased Hedge Fund Manager, Flexibility Is Key

A profile of the Left Brain Capital Appreciation fund, taking a closer look at the fund’s unique approach to asset selection. (Subscription required)

September 30, 2016

Barron's - 4 Energy Bonds that Look Better than the Stocks

“[With these bonds] you don’t have to take a ton of risk and you can get a double-digit return.”

September 1, 2016

InvestmentNews - Are Junk Bonds Becoming The New Equities?

Left Brain’s view on why select high-yield bonds can provide equity-like growth, even as interest rates rise.

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