Thursday, 2 October 2014
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Jun 4 2007 | 2:01pm ET
JPMorgan Chase’s Highbridge Capital Management is set to become the latest hedge fund to try its hand at private equity. The firm has reportedly hired Scott Kapnick, the former co-head of Goldman Sachs’ investment bank, to give it a foothold in the p.e. space.
The Financial Times reports that Kapnick will set up and run the new operation, which is expected to raise a pair of $1 billion to $2 billion funds. In addition to straight private equity deals, the new unit will also reportedly make long-term corporate debt investments.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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