Wednesday, 25 November 2015
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Jun 27 2007 | 9:18am ET
Yorkville Advisors—the investment manager to Cornell Capital Partners—recently opened an office in Israel as part of its continued global expansion. The move comes on the heels of the firm opening an office in Milan in March.
Based in Tel Aviv, Cornell Israel Limited will be staffed initially by a team of five executives under a joint venture with Amos Bentzur and Co, an Israeli law firm. According to the agreement, Amos Bentzur will act as the exclusive agent for sourcing deals for Cornell Capital in the region.
”This is a major development for Cornell and it’s an honor to have a presence in a nation that has more biotech start-ups per capita than any other country,” said Mark Angelo, founder of Cornell Capital Partners. “We have already invested in several Israel-based companies and are excited about pursuing many more opportunities.”
While its primary focus will be Israeli companies, the firm will use its Tel Aviv office as a gateway to access other key regions in the Middle East and Central Asia.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…