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Kyle Bass

J. Kyle Bass is an American investor based in Texas.

He serves on the boards of the University of Texas Investment Management Co. (UTIMCO), the Troops First Foundation and the Texas Department of Public Safety Foundation.1) He is an advisor for the Center for Asset Management at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.

He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR),2) and of the Committee on the Present Danger: China.3)



Bass graduated from the Texas Christian University.


Bass served as a managing director at Legg Mason, then worked at Bear Stearns.4)

Hayman Capital Management

Bass founded Hayman Capital Management in December 2005.5)

He participated as a speaker at the Milken Institute's Global Conference 2016 event.6)

Steve Bannon and Guo Wengui

Bass served as Chairman of the Rule of Law Foundation as early as 2019, and was mentioned alongside Steve Bannon and Guo Wengui in their June 4, 2020 announcement of the launch of the New Federal State of China.7)

In a message posted to Twitter, Bass claimed he was no longer a director of Guo's GTV Media Group as of July 9, 2020.8)

Conservation Equity Management

Bass co-founded Conservation Equity Management in February 2021 alongside Terry Anderson, with the company officially announcing its launch on February 3, 2022.9)

Membership Roster. Council on Foreign Relations. Retrieved January 3, 2023, from
Members. Committee on the Present Danger: China. Retrieved April 10, 2023, from
Home. Hayman Capital Management. Retrieved October 25, 2022, from
Lim, W. M. (2020, June 5). Federal State of New China? Defense Politics Asia.
Schoenberg, T., Robinson, M., & Green, J. (2021, October 13). Kyle Bass’s Disastrous Hong Kong Short Got Bannon-Linked Cash. BNN Bloomberg.
Gasthalter, J., & Semer, M. (2022, February 3). Kyle Bass and Conservationist Terry Anderson Launch Conservation Equity Management. Business Wire.
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