Jacob Gottlieb has been successful in the healthcare business world since 1999 working as a portfolio head for Merlin BioMed Group. Later he came up with an idea and founded Visium Asset Management in 2005. After the company’s closure in 2016, Jacob Gottlieb bounced back by establishing Altium Capital investment in 2018, which is located in New York,in the United States.
Jacob has a remarkable business story from the time he worked for Stuart Weisbrod in Merlin BioMed Group. In 1999-2000, Gottlieb and his team managed to get over one hundred percent profit that increased the company’s net worth and attracted new customers.
After the closure of Merlin BioMed, Jacob invested about three hundred million dollars as starting capital to facilitate Visium Asset Management. A pretty big risk for him, surprisingly within only three years the $ 300 million had earned him 2.5 billion. The company’s success was tremendously high, and this is as a result of the dedication of Jacob Gottlieb.
Jacob Gottlieb organized a come back with the creation of Altium Capital, its first investment being Oramed Pharmaceuticals with a 5.61% stake. He chose to invest in the company due to their latest invention of the insulin capsule that should replace the injection insulin, which will shake the world following its expected approval.
The question of how Jacob Gottlieb has remained relevant in business is inevitable. First, his 19 years of experience in the industry is a contributing factor. Secondly his capability of being a leader, when he left Balyasny Asset Management in 2005 to start Visium, he took with him 20 business partners. Their competence and close long working relationships gave him a good start. That aside, Jacob Gottlieb’s practice of employment is a unique one. He ensures that any new person joining his team is up to the task through regular progress analysis. He also has a very competent group of analysts who work hand in hand with his portfolios’ managers hence it’s not a wonder that when Atigon was created in 2016, he took 20 key employees from Visium Asset Management.