Friday, 27 March 2015
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Mar 6 2013 | 9:12am ET
The executives behind Hong Kong-based alternative investments firm Gen2 Partners have gone their separate ways.
Managing directors Paul Heffner and Barry Lau have spun out the bulk of the firm and named it Adamas. They will focus on private equity and hedge fund seeding.
Kyle Shin, a fund manager at Gen2, will retain the firm's existing name, its KS Asia Absolute Return Fund, seven other staff members and about US$180 million in assets. Gen2 declined to confirm the AUM.
Following the split, Adamas has 22 staffers and US$320 million. Ademas' private equity business focuses on offering mezzanine capital to small and medium-sized companies in China.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…