Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Jun 26 2007 | 9:58am ET
The D. E. Shaw recently hired David Lyon, a former managing director of The Cypress Group, to bolster its special situations/distressed private equity business. Lyon will work with Patrick Collins, a senior vice president who heads the firm’s private equity team, to expand the firm’s existing activities in this space.
Prior to Cypress, Lyon held positions at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Och-Ziff Capital Management.
“We’re extremely pleased that Pat is leading this important effort, and we’re quite excited about the opportunities he, David, and the rest of our team are pursuing,” said Daniel Posner, a managing director of D. E. Shaw & Co.
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 ...