Mount Kellet Raises $4B For Second Fund

Apr 12 2012 | 10:33am ET

New York-based private equity firm Mount Kellett Capital Management has closed its second private special situation and opportunistic investment fund—Mount Kellett Capital Partners II—at $4 billion.

The firm, which raised $3 billion for its first fund, closed in 2009, said in a statement it had capital commitments from existing and new institutional and private investors throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia for the new vehicle.

Founded in 2008 by Goldman Sachs vets Mark McGoldrick and Jason Maynard, Mount Kellett is a multi-strategy investment firm focused on global distressed, special situations and opportunistic investing. The firm has over 100 employees with offices in New York, Hong Kong, London and Mumbai. 

Another Goldman alumnus, Nick Weber, heads Mount Kellett’s European business.


In Depth

Q&A: Filippo Pignatti Morano On The Ultimate Alternative Investment...Classic Cars

Jan 29 2015 | 12:37pm ET

In 2011, Filippo Pignatti Morano launched a fund to invest in classic cars. FINalternatives...

Lifestyle

Looking For A Hedge Fund Manager? Try Davos

Jan 28 2015 | 8:48am ET

Davos, Switzerland seems to have become the hedge fund capital of the world—at...

Guest Contributor

Five Tips For Successfully Marketing Your Hedge Fund

Jan 30 2015 | 9:14am ET

When it comes to the hedge fund industry, the notion of “build it and it will...

 

Editor's Note