Founder & President

Derek Caldwell founded Kariba Capital in 2003. Prior to Kariba, Mr. Caldwell was Executive Vice President of Sunrise Securities for 14 years, where he primarily focused on private placements in public companies as well as business development and the financing of private companies. 


Throughout his career, Derek has focused on identifying and conducting due-diligence on opportunities and assisting management and investors in reaching their goals. Mr. Caldwell has focused on small and microcap companies, with particular attention to companies in the natural resources, healthcare, and technology sectors. Derek is interested in helping promising companies grow to reach their full potential while offering opportunities for investors to participate in promising, well-vetted opportunities.


B.A. Economics, Wake Forest University, 1989


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Managing Partner

Albert C. Yuen, CFA is a Managing Partner of Kariba Capital. Before joining Kariba, Mr. Yuen served as a Portfolio Manager and member of the Investment Committee at LR Global where he was instrumental in launching, managing, and structuring the firm's Frontier Market Equity investment vehicles. Prior to joining LR Global, Albert was a Portfolio Manager and Senior Equity Analyst with Rockefeller & Co.'s Global Equity Team where he held responsibility, at various times, for the firm's holdings in Financial Services, Healthcare/Biotech and Small Capitalization U.S. Equities. Mr. Yuen has also held positions with Liberty Square Asset Management and Smith Barney.


Albert has a broad range of experience with companies involved in the Resources, Energy, Agriculture, Healthcare, and Financial Services Sectors. He is also extremely passionate about developing markets, entrepreneurship and social impact investing.


Mr. Yuen graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, cum laude, with a degree in Finance and Accounting with additional coursework in Engineering and Economics.


He is a CFA Charterholder and an active member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), formerly serving on the Chapter's Board Nominating Committee, currently serving as Co-Vice Chair of the Institutional Asset Management Committee, and speaking on and organizing several events and panels on behalf of NYSSA. Mr. Yuen holds FINRA Series 7, 79 and 63.


B.S. Finance and Accounting, Northeastern University
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)