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Mar 11 2010 | 2:09pm ET
Private equity giant KKR & Co. has made a quartet of appointments to its asset-management unit to handle several hedge fund strategies.
Jamie Weinstein and Nathaniel Zilkha will head global special situations for KKR Asset Management, Bloomberg News reports. KKR’s special situations group includes distressed-debt investing.
Weinstein and Zilkha move to their new posts from within KKR. Weinstein has been a portfolio manager within KKRAM, while Zilkha joins from the firm’s main private equity business.
KKR also named co-heads of leveraged credit. Erik Falk and Chris Sheldon will run the strategy for the asset-management group. Falk joined KKR in 2008 from Deutsche Bank. Sheldon has been with the firm since 2004.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...