Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Jun 12 2007 | 9:12am ET
The Blackstone Group has hired Joan Solotar as a senior managing director, public markets. Solotar will be responsible for managing Blackstone's relationships with its public investors, industry analysts and the general investment community. She will also guide the firm on analyzing strategic development opportunities and will advise Blackstone fund portfolio companies on their positioning in the public equity markets.
Relations with investors in Blackstone's investment funds will continue to be managed by Blackstone’s senior managing director Kenneth Whitney.
Solotar will join Blackstone next week from Banc of America Securities where she has been a managing director and director of equity research. She started her career in equity research at The First Boston Corporation in 1986 and was part of the financial services team at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and later with CSFB as a managing director.
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 ...