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Akahi Capital Management

Akahi Capital Management, LLC was founded by Anthony Sellitto in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Some of Akahi's services include pooled investment funds and hedge funds.


  • Akahi Capital Management, LLC "is an absolute return focused hedge fund that uses a fundamental, bottom-up research process and invests in small capitalization, publicly traded domestic equities."

Company Location and History

  • Akahi Capital Management, LLC, was founded in 2004 by Anthony R. Sellitto, who is also the Manager, Principal, and Chief Investment Officer at the company.
  • Akahi is located in One Market Plaza, San Francisco, California, United States where it has its headquarters. It has operations throughout the state of California.
  • The company also has a location in Lake Oswego, Oregon.


  • The company operates under the leadership of Anthony Sellitto "alias" Tino Sellitto. He is the founder, manager, principal and chief investment officer/financial advisor at Akahi.
  • Scott Takemoto doubles up as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Akahi Capital Management. He has previously worked for Sabal Capital Management LLC as an analyst.
  • Takemoto earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Estimated Revenue and Regulatory Assets Under Management (RAUM)

  • As a private company, Akahi does not disclose its revenue but is estimated to have annual revenue of over $1million.
  • Akahi has $18.4 Million in regulatory assets under management (RAUM) under the Akahi Fund, L. P, according to Akahi's latest SEC filing made on July 25, 2019.

Products and Services

Research Strategy

To provide an overview of Akahi Capital Management, LLC., we primarily focused on its SEC filing details as the firm does not have its independent website. We corroborated our findings with information from other industry publications such as Bloomberg, LinkedIn, Relationship Science, and WallStreet Oasis, among others. We also explored databases such as US Companies Data to find profile information on Akahi Capital Management, LLC.
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Tino Sellitto- Professional Profile

With over 23 years of experience in the finance industry, Anthony "Tino" Sellitto has scaled through the professional ladder to earn the prestigious designation of a Chartered Financial Analyst. He continues to put his prowess into work as the Chief Investment Officer at Akahi Capital Management.

Background and Family


Work History

  • Upon completion of college, he joined the United States Marine Corps, where he served as a Lieutenant until 1991. He later joined the USMC Reserves, where he served as a Captain through 1998.
  • Anthony "Tino" Sellitto is currently the founder, principal, and the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at Akahi Capital Investment.
  • Before his current assignment at Akahi, he worked as a portfolio manager at Putnam Investments, Berger Funds, and Bank of Hawaii (Hawaiian Trust Company) and as an assistant portfolio manager and analyst at Crestone Capital Management.
  • Between 1991 and 1994, Tino held the position of an account executive at W. W Grainger.

Work and Career Accomplishments

  • Tino has over 23 years of experience in the finance industry. He has held various positions including middle level to executive level positions.
  • He has worked hard to earn the designation of a Chartered Financial Analyst, a highly regarded gold standard awarded to investment professionals who have demonstrated dedication, integrity, and competence in the field of investment management.
  • Tino passed the securities examinations, including Series 65, and holds an industry securities registration that is subject to oversight by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Hobbies and Interests

  • While in college, Tino played basketball, football, and rugby.
  • From his Facebook posts, it appears that Tino loves nature and participating in fun activities such as adventure bike riding, hiking, and traveling to places such as Grand Canyon and Sedona.
  • He loves spending time with his family.
  • Tino is a believer in giving back to the community. In 2015, he spearheaded a campaign to raise funds for a group of needy student-athletes through a scholarship to fund their education.
  • He once wrote, "I really enjoy my work, and I focus on small domestic companies for research and investment."
  • Careerwise, Tino specializes in portfolio construction, risk management, and portfolio management.

Research Strategy

After an exhaustive search, we were unable to find any of Anthony Selliotti's statements that reflect his business philosophies. We explored sources such as LinkedIn, Bloomberg, The Trusted Insight, Wealth Minder, and Bright Scope, which contained information on his education, career life, and accomplishments but had no information on his business philosophies. We could not find any press releases, statements, or articles published in the past 6-12 months that mention Anthony Selliotti. The research team also explored his Facebook page for more information on his opinions, philosophy, values. We did not find any of his profiles on Instagram and Twitter. Even so, we managed to retrieve needed information on his background, education, work history, accomplishments and interests as presented in the key findings section above.

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