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Feb 15 2007 | 12:08pm ET
Private equity firm Thoma Cressey Equity Partners is adding a new name to the sign out front. The $2 billion Chicago firm, one of the pioneers of the “buy and build” strategy, is changing its moniker to Thoma Cressey Bravo, in recognition of Orlando Bravo, who heads the firms San Francisco office.
“Orlando has played an important leadership role in building our very successful San Francisco office and software and technology team,” co-founder Carl Thoma said. “This change reflects our expectation that he will be an important part of the firm’s future as well.”
A managing partner, Bravo joined Thoma Cressy in 1998.
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…
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