May 30 2013 | 12:29pm ET
Three years after his first hedge fund collapsed—and two after a frightening brush with death—GSC Capital founder Fred Eckert is back.
Eckert has launched a new firm, Phoenix Star Capital. Phoenix Star has already raised $100 million, and plans to launch a collateralized debt obligation and distressed debt funds, as well as providing consultancy services.
Feb 3 2014 | 9:27am ET
In recognition of his extraordinary dedication to philanthropy, Marathon Asset Management’s Bruce Richards will be presented with the Award for Caring during the 16th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit, which takes place on Thursday, March 6. The gala, the largest gathering that Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children holds worldwide, will bring together 1,000 hedge fund executives to raise funds to help prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…