David Gubbay

General Partner

David Gubbay brings to the Falconhead Capital team a wealth of operating experience in both private and public companies, as well as significant deal experience. Mr. Gubbay serves on the boards of Whitehall Financial Group, EXL Service (India) Ltd., and several of Falconhead’s portfolio companies. Between 1982 and 1996, he was employed by Whitehall Financial Group, a privately-held investment firm where he served as Chairman and CEO of Whitehall Insurance Holdings and President of Life Partners Group. Mr. Gubbay was responsible for Whitehall’s investments in a number of companies, including Eagles National Corp., Bradford National, Lamar Life Insurance, and Life Partners Group, which was sold to Conseco Inc in 1996. From 1997 to 1998, David led the corporate development and mergers and acquisitions group of Fortis Inc. He was Chairman of N.H.P Holdings, a Miami-based H.M.O, from 1998 to 2002 which was sold to United Health Group. In 1999, he served as Head of Operations at Norwegian Cruise Lines, where he helped implement the company’s expansion plans and led the shore-side operations. Norwegian was sold in April 2000. In 2000, he acquired and built the business of Digital Seas International, an internet services provider serving the maritime and cruise industry, which was sold in December 2000 to Maritime Telecommunications Networks. He was recruited in 2001 by Gary Wendt to help restructure Conseco, and joined Falconhead in 2002. Mr. Gubbay has been a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England.