Company History

1969

Rob Topping purchases one share of Standard Oil of Indiana

1980

Rob Topping works at a regional brokerage firm while in college.

1998

Topping Capital launches flagship opportunistic hedge fund

2007

Topping capital launches a fund of funds

2010

Introduces the pre-pivot model of identifying opportunity with first allocation to distressed real estate.

2012

Pivot with recognition of change in capital allocation to private markets and first early stage growth investment

2013

Formal pivot with merger of two funds into a free form hybrid fund

2017

Ever evolving, always changing. always #free form #maneuverable money #unconstrained investing

2018

Topping Capital Beliefs:

1) Convergence of public and private markets
2) Convergence of for profit and social good
3) Pricing inefficiency in Flyover / Midwest based companies
4) Velocity of change and disruption keeps increasing
5) Freeform Hybrid is its own asset class
6) Risk and Reward are captured by Draw-down chart and Rule of 72