Howard Tang is CEO of Peritus Capital, a sustainability focused investment firm focused on supporting and financing aquaculture, alternative protein, and renewable energy sectors. Previously, Howard was with the Mergermarket Group (now Acuris), leading the company’s global fixed income research and analytics team. He helped to grow the business into a billion-dollar company through multiple strategic and private equity exits. Howard then launched a business finance company called Simpler Funding that preceded an equity investment into Nordic aquaculture focused advisor. Howard eventually joined the latter full time as Managing Director and Head of Global Capital Markets; in this role he helped scale the firm into a global business, structuring complex financial solutions for some of the top seafood companies in the world. Howard holds a CFA designation and Series 7, 24, 27, 63, and 79 licenses.