Established in Seattle in January 2000, Focus Capital LLC provides Investment Management and Research services for Institutions, Registered Investment Advisors, Long-Short funds and High Net Worth Clients.
Focus Capital, LLC has a long track record of managing investment portfolios and finding stocks with risk/reward characteristics that generate above average returns.
Founder Stefan W. Cobb, CFA is the Chief Investment Officer and Director of Research.
Before launching Focus Capital, Stefan was the lead portfolio manager for over $800 million in Small-Mid Cap Growth funds for Sirach Capital Management, the largest Pacific Northwest Registered Investment Advisor at the time. He was responsible for all stock selection and portfolio management. The Sirach Special Equity mutual fund was rated 5 stars by Morningstar and in the top quintile (top 16%) by Lipper Analytical Services. Stefan has been featured several times on CNBC and Bloomberg television, Fortune Magazine and regional newspapers.
Prior to Sirach, Stefan was a Vice President of Institutional Sales for Robertson, Stephens & Company in San Francisco, a leading Investment Bank focused on growth industries. He lead sales coverage of institutions in the US and European countries. Stefan opened up several new geographies for this major investment bank including the Pacific Northwest and Scandinavia.
Stefan graduated from the University of Washington and earned both a B.A. in Accounting and a B.A. in Scandinavian Arts & Literature, Swedish Language. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Seattle Society of Chartered Financial Analysts.