Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Sep 14 2007 | 8:41am ET
The Blackstone Group has appointed Vikrant Sawhney as a managing director in the firm’s private equity group. He will lead the firm’s activities in financing and capital markets and help oversee certain credit market related investment activities.
Sawhney was previously with Deutsche Bank for nine years where he served as a managing director the bank’s financial sponsors group.
“Vik has built a reputation as one of the leading leveraged finance professionals on Wall Street and will further enhance our private equity, client advisory and debt investment capabilities,” said Tony James, Blackstone’s chief operating officer.
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…
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