Cranshire Capital Launches Hedge Fund

Oct 18 2011 | 11:34am ET

Cranshire Capital has launched a hedge fund with approximately $160 million in assets under management. According to regulatory filings, the Cranshire Capital Master Fund was unveiled on October 1.

Illinois-based Downsview Capital is the general manager of the fund. Mitchell Kopin, president of Downsview, Larry Prosser, chief financial officer of Downsview and Isatou Sey are serving as directors of the new vehicle.

Downsview—through its Cranshire funds—specializes in private equity and PIPEs deals. Past investments have focused on pharmaceuticals, biotech and energy.

A call to the firm was not returned by press time.


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