Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Jul 9 2012 | 9:58am ET
New York-based private equity firm Lightyear Capital has appointed Jerry W. Miller, former president and CEO of Van Kampen Investments, as senior advisor on behalf of its affiliated funds.
Prior to Van Kampen, Miller was a division director for Morgan Stanley’s Global Wealth Management Group and a member of its executive and operating committees. Before that, Miller spent 21 years at Merrill Lynch in various senior positions in both the investment and wealth management businesses.
“Jerry’s executive management experience and insights into the asset and wealth management sectors will add to the development of new investment opportunities as well as enhance our operational capabilities,” said Donald B. Marron, chairman of Lightyear Capital.
Lightyear has two current portfolio companies in the asset and wealth management sectors: Cetera Financial Group, a broker-dealer with 7,000 clients and Clarion Partners, a commercial real estate specialist managing over $24 billion worth of properties.
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 ...