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Jos Shaver preps SAC lift out


The utility and infrastructure expert will manage his own shop for the first time with the re-launch of Electron Capital.

James “Jos” Shaver is finally going solo.

Shaver and his four member team left SAC Capital Advisors in April to re-launch the long/short equity utility and infrastructure strategy they managed semi-independently from 2005 to 2008, when they joined Steve Cohen’s $14 billion Stamford, Conn. firm.

Shaver launched Electron Capital Management in 2004 and entered into an incubation joint venture with Steve Shapiro's Intrepid Capital Management in 2005. Before launching Electron, Shaver was an investment banker focused on utilities companies at SG Barr Devlin, Credit Suisse First Boston and UBS, living in both London and Hong Kong. As Intrepid