Union Square Names Ex-TriplePoint President As Partner

Jan 24 2012 | 3:09pm ET

San Francisco-based Union Square Advisors, a leading technology-focused investment bank, has tapped former TriplePoint Capital managing director and president Dean Riskas as a partner.

TriplePoint is a well-known Silicon Valley venture debt provider.

“We are very excited that Dean is joining Union Square Advisors,” said Carter McClelland, executive chairman of the firm, in a statement. “Dean’s significant experience dealing with the venture capital community, his strong deal-making track record and broad, deep relationships with VCs—such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates and Sequoia Capital—will make an important contribution to our core technology investment banking and capital raising business in the Valley.”

Union Square, founded in 2007, has announced 28 transactions since 2009 worth a total value of $3 billion. The firm, with offices in San Francisco and New York, serves technology companies through its mergers & acquisitions, private capital financing and IPO advisory services.


In Depth

JOBS Act Propels Real-Estate Crowdfunding Platform

Oct 21 2014 | 2:57am ET

If D.J. Paul were a real estate development, he would be described as “multi-use...

Lifestyle

Strippers Accused Of Robbing Hedge-Fund Manager Face Jail

Oct 20 2014 | 9:20am ET

A group of alleged stripper-thieves—whose victims include a hedge-fund manager...

Guest Contributor

PAAMCO: European Equity Exposure - Challenging Year, But All is Not Lost

Oct 16 2014 | 4:12am ET

European equity hedge fund managers have had a tough time so far this year. The...

 

Videos

Editor's Note

    Must Attend Hedge Fund Charity Events For October

    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…

 

Futures Magazine

October 2014 Cover

Deeply flawed risk benchmark

Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

The Alpha Pages Interview: Senator Rand Paul

Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.