About Us

Birnam Wood Capital is a private investment firm focused on achieving compelling risk adjusted returns predominately outside of the traditional public marketplace.  We focus on a few key segments, which include real estate, asset backed lending, hedged public equity exposure, and private equity.  

Birnam Wood Capital was founded in 2015 by Bill Durham.  Mr. Durham also serves as Chief Operating Officer for a Dallas based long/short equity hedge fund, Scalar Gauge Fund, LP.  Previously Mr. Durham spent about 10 years in wealth management, most recently as a Vice President at a boutique wealth management firm in Dallas, TX with a focus on alternative assets. 

Mr. Durham grew up in Omaha, Nebraska.  He attended Colorado State University and received a BS in Computer Information Systems, and his MBA from Pepperdine University.  He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and a Certified Financial Planner.