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Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Ray Dalio’s Son Dies In A Car Crash Aged 42

Devon Dalio, the 42-year-old son of hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio, died in a car crash this week, a family spokesperson said Friday.

The family spokesperson confirmed the death in a Thursday afternoon crash to Hearst Connecticut Media. An Audi had crashed into a Verizon store at a shopping center and burst into flames, Greenwich police and Fire Chief Joseph McHugh said.

Devon Dalio dead – Billionaire Ray Dalio's son killed when Audi slammed  into Verizon store and burst into flames - The Sun Best

Ray Dalio Put Out A Mourning Tweet

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, Greenwich Police Department Public Information Officer Mark Zuccerella said. The Verizon store was largely destroyed, the newspaper reported.

Ray Dalio, billionaire and founder of Bridgewater Associates.

In a tweet, Ray Dalio — the billionaire founder of Westport, Connecticut’s Bridgewater Associates, known as the world’s largest hedge fund — said his family was “mourning and processing and would prefer to be incommunicado for the time being.”

“We know that the terrible pain we are feeling has been and continues to be felt by so many others so our sympathies go out to them,” he said in a follow-up tweet. “May God be with you and may you cherish your blessings, especially at this time of year.”

Who Was Devon Dalio?

According to Devon Dalio’s LinkedIn page, he worked as a project manager at Bridgewater Associates. He also served as a board member of the Dalio Foundation, according to the foundation’s tax filings. In addition to his parents Ray and Barbara Dalio, he’s survived by a wife, daughter and three brothers, the newspaper reported.

Son of wealthy philanthropists Ray and Barbara Dalio killed after car  crashes into Verizon store | Daily Mail Online
Courtesy: Peter Gerber

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, a Greenwich resident, released a statement in which he said he was “devastated” by the Devon Dalio’s death.

“As parents, we cannot imagine the grief and sadness of their loss,” Lamont said. “Our prayers are with Ray and Barbara, who have been champions for Connecticut’s children.”

Bridgewater Associates

Bridgewater Associates is an American investment management firm founded by Ray Dalio in 1975. The firm serves institutional clients including pension funds, endowments, foundations, foreign governments, and central banks.

Raymond Thomas Dalio is an American billionaire hedge fund manager and philanthropist who has served as co-chief investment officer of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates since 1985. He founded Bridgewater in 1975 in New York

Synopsis

In a tweet, Ray Dalio — the billionaire founder of Westport, Connecticut’s Bridgewater Associates, known as the world’s largest hedge fund — said his family was “mourning and processing and would prefer to be incommunicado for the time being.”

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