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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.
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 ...